Ono, California facts for kids
Ono, California an unincorporated community in Shasta County. Ono’s center is on SR A16 (a.k.a. Platina Road), the village’s only access to the rest of the world. It is about 5 miles (8.0 km) from its neighbor, Igo, and about 17 miles (27 km) from Redding, the county seat.
According to tradition, the community was named for the answer ("Oh, no") usually given by a miner to his son when asked if the latter could accompany his father to work. The name might instead be biblical in origin.
Ono is a community in slow decline, which began in the late 1970s when it lost its primary school and post office to is local neighbor, Igo.
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