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OF THE GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES, CITIES, AND
TITLE I. OF COUNTIES.
II. THE GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES.
INJURIES TO PROPERTY BY MOBS OR
CHAPTER I. County Boundaries and County Seats.
II. General Provisions relating to Counties.
COUNTY BOUNDARIES AND COUNTY SEATS.
SECTION 3901. County defined.
3902. Number of counties in the State.
SECTION 3910. Klamath.
3911. Shasta. 3912. Lassen. 3913. Siskiyou. 3914. Humboldt. 3915. Tehama. 3916. Colusa. 3917. Lake. 3918. Mendocino. 3919. Trinity. 3920. Plumas. 3921. Sierra. 3922. Butte. 3923. Nevada. 3924. Placer. 3925. Yuba. 3926. Sutter. 3927. El Dorado. 3928. Sacramento. 3929. Yolo. 3930. Amador, 3931. Alpine. 3932. San Joaquin. 3933. Stanislaus. 3934. Merced. 3935. Mono. 3936. Calaveras. 3937. Tuolumne. 3938. Mariposa. 3939. Fresno. 3940. Tulare. 3941. Kern. 3942. Inyo. 3943, San Bernardino. 3944. San Diego. 3945. Los Angeles. 3946, Santa Barbara. 3947. San Luis Obispo. 3945. Monterey. 3949, Santa Cruz. 3950. San Francisco. 3951. San Mateo, 3952. Santa Clara. 3953. Alameda. 3954. Contra Costa. 3955. Sonoma. 3956. Solano. 3957. Marin. 3958. Napa.
3901. A county is the largest political division of County
defined. the State having corporate powers.
NOTE.-See Const., Art. XI, Sec. 4.
3902. This State is divided into counties, named, Number of bounded, and constituted as provided in this Title.
counties in the State.
3903. In describing courses the words “north,” Due courses “south," “east,” and “west, east,” and “west," mean true courses,
and refer to the true meridian unless otherwise declared.
3904. The words “northerly,” “ southerly," “ east- Other erly,” and “westerly,” mean due north, due south, defined. due east, and due west, unless controlled by other words, or by lines, monuments, or natural objects.
3905. The words “to," "on, “along," “ with,” To. on, or “ by” a mountain or ridge, mean summit point, or and with summit line, unless otherwise expressed.
ridge. 3906. The words “to," “ by,” “ along,” “ with,” To. on, “in," “up,” or “down
“ down” a creek, river, slough, strait, by, up, or or bay, mean the middle of the main channel thereof, greek unless otherwise expressed.
3907. The words “in,” “to,” or “from” the ocean In, to, or shore mean a point three miles from shore. The ocean words “ along," “ with,” “by,” or “on” the ocean shore, mean on a line parallel with and three miles from the shore.
3908. The mouth of a creek, river, or slough Mouth of which empties into another creek, river, or slough, is dolined. the point where the middle of the channels intersect.
3909. Situated in the northwest corner of the Del Norte. State, beginning at a point in the Pacific Ocean on the forty-second parallel of north latitude, being south
ern line of Oregon; thence southerly, by ocean shore,
NOTE.–Stats. 1857, p. 35; 1858, p. 21.
3910. Beginning at southwest corner of Del Norte, as established in Section 3909; thence southerly, by ocean shore, to a point west from the mouth of Mad River, forming southwest corner; thence east to a point in Trinity River, which forms common corner of Humboldt, Klamath, and Trinity; thence northeasterly to and along Scott's Mountain to its point of intersection with the ridge dividing the waters which flow into Scott's, Shasta, and Sacramento Rivers on the north from the waters which flow into Salmon and Klamath Rivers on the south, forming the common corner of Siskiyou, Klamath, and Trinity; thence northerly to and along the last mentioned ridge to the southeast corner of Del Norte, as established in Section 3909;