The county of Modoc is located in California and was founded in 1874. There are 9,686 residents in Modoc who have access to courthouses in Alturas. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. California is part of the 9th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,827 residents in Alturaswhich is 2.9 square miles and 4,370ft above sea level. It was settled in September 16, 1901.