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Kirkville is an unincorporated town in Sutter County. It is located on the east bank of the Sacramento River, south of Cranmore and Hinsdale, southwest of Subaco, and northwest of Robbins. Its elevation is 36 feet.

The native plant communities of Kirkville are valley grassland and riparian forest.

The U.S. Postal Service sometimes lists addresses in Kirkville as being in Robbins, because Kirkville is in the 95645 zip code and Robbins is partly in it as well. However, on the Yuba-Sutter Wiki, we prefer listing the more specific location Kirkville.


The site of Kirksville was once owned by O. S. Colegrove, who called it Colegrove Point. Nearby Cole Point is still named for Colgrove. The Colgrove Point post office was established from 1866 to 1871.1

Kirkville is named for T. D. Kirk, who laid out the town in 1874 and called it Kirksville. Kirksville had its own post office from 1874 to 1878.2


The U.S. Census Bureau combines Kirkville with Meridian, Cranmore, and Robbins as a single census-designated place with a total area of 186.1 square miles. As of a July 2007 estimate, the total population of the four towns combined was 1,866.3

Residents' median age was 35 years.

72.1% of residents were white and non-Hispanic, followed by 38.2% of residents who were Hispanic.

Of residents 25 or older, 57.4% had at least a high school degree, 15.2% had at least a bachelor's degree, and 5.3% had a graduate or professional degree.

Of residents 15 or older, 61.3% were married, 23.8% had never married, 8.3% were divorced, 6.6% were widowed, and 2.4% were separated.

For employed residents, the average travel time to work was 24 minutes. The most common industries for males to work in were Farming (50%) and the construction industry (10%). The most common industries for females to work in were farming (18%) and education (14%). The Meridian-Robbins area has an unusually high proportion of farm workers, compared to the rest of the Yuba-Sutter region.

The 2007 median annual household income was $49,458 and median home price was $242,167. 18.9% of residents were below the poverty level in 2007, and 11.2% were below half the poverty level.


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1. California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State by David L. Durham. Word Dancer Press, 1998
2. California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State by David L. Durham. Word Dancer Press, 1998
3. City Data: Meridian-Robbins, California