Yreka (/waɪˈriːkə/ wy-REE-kə) is the county seat of Siskiyou County, California, United States. It is near the Shasta River at 2,500 feet (760 m) above sea level and covering about 10.1 sq mi (26 km2) area, of which most is land. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 7,765, reflecting an increase of 475 from the 7,290 counted in the 2000 Census.
In 1941, it was proposed that Yreka were to be the capital city of the proposed Jefferson state, which would be made-up of southern Oregon and northern California.
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- Official website
- Yreka Chamber of Commerce Archived 2018-06-26 at the Wayback Machine
- Siskiyou County Historical Society Archived 2019-12-04 at the Wayback Machine
- Siskiyou County Museum Archived 2018-06-21 at the Wayback Machine
- Siskiyou Daily News
- Images of Yreka from the Eastman’s Originals Collection Archived 2013-10-19 at the Wayback Machine, Special Collections Dept. Archived 2016-09-26 at the Wayback Machine, University of California, Davis.