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Modoc County is located in the far northeast corner of California, bounded by the state of Oregon to the north and the state of Nevada to the east. The current county seat is Alturas, the county's only incorporated city. Previous county seats include Lake City and Centerville, which are now ghost towns.
The county's official slogans include, "The last best place," and "Where the West still lives." A large portion of Modoc County is federal land.
This is the California of soaring mountains and bubbling springs, of four distinct seasons and close-knit communities that welcome visitors with open arms. Abundant marshes, forests, plains and lakes provide habitat for a wide range of wildlife in the Alturas area. Rich in history as well as geological formations, you will find important scenic & recreational resources to satisfy the curious minded and outdoor enthusiast alike.
The Modoc National Wildlife Refuge lies mostly to the south of Alturas and covers thousands of acres of hunting, fishing and observational grounds.