Oroville, Butte County, California

Oroville: County seat of Butte County, California, USA


Oroville is a city located in the county of Butte in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,546. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,237 inhabitants.

The city was created 117 years ago in 1906.

Quick Facts about Oroville

Population : 20,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Butte County
Phone Area Codes : 530
Has part : Memorial Park Cemetery
Water as percent of area : 0.14%
Land as percent of area : 99.86%
Altitude : 167 feet / 51 meters
Capital city : Oroville is capital of Butte County
Establishment : January 01, 1906 (117 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 14:34:17 (9th June 2023)
Postal code : 95965
Population growth : 23.18% (2010-2020)
Oroville locator map
Location of Oroville on California map.
Historic downtown oroville image
Historic downtown oroville
Historic downtown oroville image


Oroville is located at 39°30'50"N 121°33'28"W (39.5139400, -121.5577600).

Oroville map


The population of Oroville increased by 23.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,546 - census
2011 18,604 16.44% estimation process
2012 18,640 0.19% estimation process
2013 18,750 0.59% estimation process
2014 18,945 1.03% estimation process
2015 18,956 0.06% estimation process
2016 18,996 0.21% estimation process
2017 19,103 0.56% estimation process
2018 19,130 0.14% estimation process
2019 20,737 7.75% estimation process
2020 20,237 -2.47% estimation process

Oroville zip code is 95965. County name: Butte, County fips: 06007

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People born in Oroville (14)

People born in Oroville, including sprinter Jack Yerman, U.S. Representative from California Doug LaMalfa, British diplomat Barbara Salt, .


  • Bev Hansen (American politician) she was born in 18/08/1944
  • Dave Hudgens (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 05/12/1956
  • Kevin Brown (American baseball player (1966-)) he was born in 05/03/1966
  • Robert H. Young (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 04/03/1929
  • Rocky Smith (basketball player) he was born in 24/10/1954
  • Ted R. Smith (American businessman) he was born in 05/11/1906
  • Ray E. Johnson (California politician) he was born in 22/03/1911
  • Jay Johnson (baseball coach) he was born in 20/04/1977
  • Toyo Suyemoto (American poet) she was born in 14/01/1916
  • Hartford H Keifer (American entomologist) he was born in 24/01/1902
  • Benito Lopez (American mixed martial arts fighter) he was born in 06/04/1994

Schools in Oroville

College & universities near Oroville, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110246 Butte College Oroville (CA) 95965-8399
487773 Butte County Regional Occupational Program Chico (CA) 95928-7191
110538 California State University-Chico Chico (CA) 95929-0150
446093 Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City Yuba City (CA) 95993
126119 Yuba College Marysville (CA) 95901

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Oroville, CA

Code Name Address Type
ORV Oroville, California Hwy 70 and Grand Ave. BUS
CIC Chico station West 5th and Orange Streets RAIL
MRV Marysville, California I Street between 8th and 9th BUS
GRS Grass Valley, California 125 E. Main Street BUS
COX Colfax 99 Railroad St. at Church St. RAIL

Post offices near Oroville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Orovill Post Office Oroville (CA) 95965
Ophir Post Office Oroville (CA) 95966
Palerm Post Office Palermo (CA) 95968
Berry Creek Post Office Berry Creek (CA) 95916
Bigg Post Office Biggs (CA) 95917

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Butte County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Butte County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Chico 102,867 City in Butte County, California, United States
Magalia 11,310 Census-designated place in Butte County, California
Gridley 7,397 City in California
Thermalito 6,646 Census-designated place in Butte County, California
South Oroville 5,742 Census designated place
Paradise 4,329 City in Butte County, California
Biggs 2,025 City in California, USA
Concow 710 Census-designated place in Butte County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Oroville distances to largest California cities