Los Valles County

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Los Valles County is a county in the F.S. state of Sierra. Located in northern Sierra, it has an area of 2608.68 km² and a population of 51,200. Los Valles County was established in 1976, split off from Cusatia County.

History

Los Valles County was created and split off from Cusatia County under Governor Ron Adams in 1976. It is the newest county in Sierra. In 1980 the county limit was moved 1.3 km to the north, in order to include the entirety of the town of Clinton within the county.

Geography

Los Valles County is known for its high altitude and many valleys. The county only has four peaks above 5000m in elevations, but three of them are glaciated, the highest being on Mount Pinchin. Clinton is located in a valley at 3300m elevation, and Timona is located at 4000m altitude.

Communities

Timona is the county seat of Los Valles County, and has 15,320 inhabitants. Other settlements include:

  • Clinton (town): 22,100 inh.
  • Burton: 4700 inh.
  • Natrinia: 4600 inh.
  • Hardy: 3700 inh.

780 in other rural areas.

Transport

The S-19 is the major route crossing the county (north to south). Cusatia County set up six original county roads, and numbering when feasible was kept concurrent with Cusatia County roads. CR 7 was created in 1989.

Route Length
LV CR 1.svg S-19 - Timona - Cusatia Co. limit 27.5 km
LV CR 2.svg S-19 - Timona - Burton - Zusi Co. limit 34.1 km
LV CR 3.svg CR 1 (Timona) - CR 2 - Hardy - Cusatia Co. limit 38.4 km
LV CR 4.svg CR 2 - I-10x (Natrinia) 29.6 km
LV CR 5.svg S-21 (Clinton) - CR 2 (Burton) 21.5 km
LV CR 6.svg CR 3 (Hardy) - Meseta County limit 9.6 km
LV CR 7.svg Cont. I-10x - CR 6 25.2 km
Flag of Sierra.png Counties of Sierra
Andaguani · Asuma · Braxton · Brenton · Colurona · Cusatia · Dennison · Dillon · Elgin · Estancia · Gerrard · Los Valles · Meseta · Pinault · Pink · Saguas · Sanchez · Santa Cruz · Serrano · Wilfried · Yahomas · Zusi