The Butte County Department of Public Works Survey Division is responsible for the maintenance of the various survey benchmarks around the County.
We have made available details on these benchmarks. There are approximately 1,400 of them in the county.
To view the list of benchmarks, click on one of the links below, depending on the benchmark number you want to find:
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader® to view the files.
NOTE: USCE Datum is 3.0' +- higher than USGS Datum (Use 2.88) City of Chico Datum is 0.53' lower than USGS Datum.
You can view the full county map showing benchmark locations by clicking Full Butte County Benchmark Map (6.8 MB)
* See Thermalito Benchmarks link above for its map
Or, you can click on any of the four quadrants listed below, to view benchmarks for that quadrant. Each quadrant's map is a little less than 1 MB.