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Susanville Essential Info

Overview

Susanville is in Lassen County in the Shasta Cascades region of California.

Description is available from Wikitravel under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. A list of contributors is available at the original article.

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Current Weather

83 °F

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Fun Facts

  1. Susanville, a former logging and mining town, is the site of the High Desert State Prison, California, and California Correctional Center
  2. The prisons and their effects on the community were featured on the PBS documentary, Prison Town, USA.
  3. Susanville was named after Susan Roop, daughter of Isaac Roop, an early settler.
  4. Michael "Mike" Skinner, an American stock car racing driver, who has competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Busch Series and Camping World Truck Series, was born in Susanville.

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