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Butte County Information

The county’s population according to the given record by the census in 2010 is 220,000 and the county seat is Oroville and Chico is the largest city. The Butte County comprises the Chico, CA metropolitan area and it is found in the California Central Valley. This county recognized as “Land of Natural Wealth and Beauty.” The total area of the county is 1,677 and was founded in 1850. The county was named for Sutter Buttes, which is in the area. The county office have several departments that look after its citizens and these are probation, Sheriff’s office, emergency management, auditor, and attorney.

The area codes in use for this county are: 530 and 916

Sheriff’s Office

The name of the Sheriff is Kory L. Honea and the office is located at 33 County Center Drive Oroville, CA 95965. The phone number is 530-538-7321

The Sheriff’s office gives around-the-clock services of law enforcement to all regions of the county. Aside from that, there is a 24 hour policing, coroner services, civil services, corrections, and court security.

County District Court

A full list of judges as appointed for both 2017 and 2018 is available for review here:

The court address is 1 Court Street, Oroville, California, 95965 and the phone number is 530-532-7002

Office hours are from 8:30 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Friday.  Directions to the courthouse are:

They are responsible for giving resolution to disputes, civil rights protection, and handling a leadership role in maintaining the order in society. The bench of the court is comprised of several judges.

County Jail

33 County Center Drive Oroville, CA 95965

Phone number is 530-538-7321

The county jail allows an inmate to have two 45-minute visits in a week. Visiting can be done on Saturdays and Sundays. Visiting starts at 8:15 am and ends at 5:30. This would depend if the inmate is male or female so it is advisable to call the jail ahead of time.  Visiting times, days and inmate locations are well documented here:

Butte County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Butte County Probation Department
Location:42 County Center Drive, Oroville, California, 95965
Butte County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined506
Avg Daily Population522
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll105
Full time total employees105
Total salaries and wages7658939
Other operating expenditures5389817
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction1964
Year of major renovation1985
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Butte County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016102,319
Number Employed Annual Average, 201695,626
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20166,693
Unemployment Rate, 20166.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,369
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Butte County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201447,269
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201521.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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