City of Corning, California (pop 7663), was incorporated
in 1907 and provides a full range of municipal services
including Police, Fire, Parks and Recreation, Library,
Public Works and Municipal Airport. Located just 25
miles northwest of Chico and 17 miles south of Red Bluff,
Corning is perhaps best known for its award-winning
Agriculture plays an important role in this rural community.
Other important crops include Almonds, Walnuts and Peaches,
as well as cattle and sheep ranching.
City of Corning is an Equal Opportunity Provider and
directly on Interstate 5, two hours north of the State
Capitol Sacramento, Corning is an ideal jumping-off
point for "Upstate California" travelers. The South
Avenue Freeway Interchange admits drivers to an enormous
truck stop complex, able to service travelers and truckers
24 hours a day. The Corning Road/Solano Avenue Interchange
flows directly into downtown Corning, offering a variety
of goods and services, including gift shops, antiques,
novelty stores and fine dining.
has ten motels offering 357 rooms with a wide variety
of prices. Also conveniently located are fuel stations
and major fast food restaurants for travelers in a hurry.
The Automotive, RV and Truck mechanics in Corning have
an excellent regional reputation.
Corning's school system is nationally renowned for its
excellent reading program. Click
Here for more on Corning's schools.