Places

  • Chowchilla is also known as: Madera County / Chowchilla city.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor John Chavez, who took office April 8th, 2016.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Ronald D. Moore (screenwriter and television producer).

History

Chowchilla is located 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Madera, at an elevation of 240 feet (73 m). The city is the location of two California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation women's facilities, the Central California Women's Facility and Valley State Prison for Women. The name "Chowchilla" is derived from the indigenous American tribe of Chauchila (the spelling is inconsistent in reference guides) Yokut Indians which once lived in the area. The name itself evidently translates as "Murderers" and is apparently a reference to the warlike nature of the Chauchila tribe. The Chauchila Indians were inadvertently responsible for the first white men "discovering" Yosemite Valley, which occurred when they were being pursued by a band of whites. References to the tribe still abound in Chowchilla, and the town's high school still retains the moniker of "Redskins" as their local mascot. The first post office at Chowchilla opened in 1912. Chowchilla incorporated...

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It was reported by Orange County Register on June 18th, 2015 that Virginia M Kelley passed on in Chowchilla, California.  Kelley was 76 years old and was born in Wakwfield, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Virginia M's life.

It was reported by Modesto Bee on June 2nd, 2015 that Farrell Otto Packer passed on in Chowchilla, California.  Packer was 79 years old and was born in Prague, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Farrell Otto's life.

It was revealed by Visalia Times-Delta on January 20th, 2015 that Denver Ray Morrison perished in Chowchilla, California.  Morrison was 69 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Denver Ray's life.

It was written by Walla Walla Union-Bulletin on October 9th, 2014 that Glenn Maruice Forgey passed on in Walla Walla, Washington.  Forgey was 88 years old and was born in Chowchilla, CA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Glenn Maruice's life.

It was disclosed by The Californian on September 16th, 2014 that Merle Vivian Lindsey (Moody) died in Chowchilla, California.  Ms. Lindsey was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Merle Vivian's life.

It was written by The Californian on September 16th, 2014 that Merle Vivian Lindsey (Moody) passed on in Chowchilla, California.  Ms. Lindsey was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Merle Vivian's life.

It was written by Modesto Bee on April 18th, 2014 that Howard Alvin Sr Moffet passed on in Chowchilla, California.  Moffet was 89 years old and was born in St Joseph, MO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Howard Alvin Sr's life.

It was noted by San Mateo County Times on March 16th, 2014 that Lily G Sandoval passed away in Chowchilla, California.  Sandoval was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lily G's life.

It was written by Tri-City Herald on February 19th, 2014 that Ruth L Wines passed away in Grays Harbor, Washington.  Wines was 93 years old and was born in Chowchilla, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ruth L's life.

It was reported by San Mateo County Times on February 15th, 2014 that James Rhead Miller perished in Chowchilla, California.  Miller was 85 years old and was born in Salt Lake City, UT.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James Rhead's life.

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Obituaries for Friday, Oct. 29
Exeter, CA 93221. Arrangements: Salser & Dillard Funeral Chapel in Visalia ... SHIRLEY -- Hedda Hope Shirley of Chowchilla died Wednesday. She was a factory worker for 25 years. Private services. Arrangements: Smith Manor Grace Chapel in Madera.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2010/10/28/2137119/obituaries-for-friday-oct-29.html

Defense in murder trial gives opening statements
A 47-year-old man from Chowchilla died at about 11 p.m. Monday after crashing his motorcycle on Roosevelt Road in the El Nido area, according to the California Highway Patrol ... It takes 10 to perform a funeral and more for larger events and patriotic ...
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2010/10/27/1626911/defense-in-murder-trial-gives.html

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