Durham is a city in Butte County, California, United States. The population was 5,518 at the 2010 census.
The median household income is $65,916. The median household income for the surrounding county is $41,290 compared to the national median of $50,935. The median age of people living is 43.2 years.
The average high temperature in July is 96 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 35.6 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 25.8 inches per year, with 0.1 inches of snow per year.
Durham was founded by the Durham Family. It is named for W. W. Durham, member of the California State Assembly. The Durham House still stands today as a reminder of what Durham was back in its early years. Durham was a town in which a railroad ran through and still does today. The railroad is what developed this town and kept it alive. The Durham Flour Mill, which burned down several times, was an integral part of this community.Read More ▾
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