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Igo is an unincorporated community with 625 residents 9 miles west of Redding, CA. Its ZIP Code is 96047. Wired Telephone numbers follow the pattern 530-396-xxxx. It has a neighboring town of Ono, which is four miles west of Igo. It is also home to the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, dedicated in December 2005. It has a post office, elementary school, general store, and a restaurant/beer & wine bar/banquet hall - The Igo Inn. It is also home to Brigadoon Castle Bed and Breakfast, but it is now a private residence.

According to tradition, Igo was named from the question "I go?" frequently asked by a miner's son who liked to accompany his father to work. Igo may instead be derived from an unidentified Native American language.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Igo has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.

Coordinates: 40°30′20″N 122°32′30″W / 40.505556°N 122.541667°W / 40.505556; -122.541667

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