Butte County

ButteButte County is located in the Central Valley, north of the state capital of Sacramento. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 220,000. There are 1,677 square miles in Butte County and the county seat is Oroville. Butte County is the “Land of Natural Wealth and Beauty.”

The county is the home of California State University, Chico and of Butte Community College. There are four acute care hospitals in Butte County including a level II and a Level III Trauma Center, a STEMI Receiving Center and two Stroke Receiving Centers. Emergency ground ambulance service for the entire county is provided by Butte County EMS under an Exclusive Operating Agreement (EOA).

Butte County Website Link

Fire Departments

Butte County Fire Department
176 Nelson Avenue                                                                                                      
Oroville, CA 95965  
(530) 538-7111
Chico Fire Department 
842 Salem Street
Chico, CA 95927
(530) 897-3400
El Medio Fire Department
3515 Myers Street
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 533-4484
Oroville Fire Department
2055 Lincoln Street
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 538-2480

Emergency Ground Ambulance Provider

Butte County EMS
(530) 332-5555

EMS Aircraft Provider

Enloe Flightcare
1531 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 332-6774

Acute Care Hospitals

Orchard Hospital
240 Spruce Street
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-5671
Enloe Medical Center
(Level II Trauma Center, STEMI Receiving Center, Stroke Receiving Center)
1531 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 332-7300
Feather River Hospital
(Stroke Receiving Center)
5974 Pentz Road
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 877-9361
Oroville Hospital
(Stroke Receiving Center)
2767 Olive Hwy
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 533-8500