Susanville Tourism, California

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Susanville (formerly known as Rooptown) is the county seat of Lassen County, California, United States. Susanville is located on the Susan River in southern part of the county, at an elevation of 4,186 feet (1,276 m). The population was 17,974 at the 2010 census, up from 13,541 at the 2000 census. Much of the population increase is related to persons held at two state prisons in the city. Susanville, a former logging and mining town, is the site of two state prisons: the California Correctional Center, a minimum-medium security facility, which opened in 1963; and the High Desert State Prison, California (not to be confused with High Desert State Prison, Nevada), which opened in 1995. The Federal Correctional Institution, Herlong is nearby, having opened in 2007. The prisons and their effects on the community, including the provision of much needed jobs, were explored in the documentary, Prison Town, USA (2007), aired on PBS Nearly half the adult population of Susanville works at the three prisons in the area where 11,000 people are incarcerated.


If you are looking for travel information of Susanville in United States, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Susanville is Reno. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Reno for its bountiful attractions like National Automobile Museum, Aces Ballpark, Peppermill Casino on your trip to Susanville. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Reno-tahoe International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Susanville are of 1-2 days.

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