Introduction to Corning, California
The city of Corning was officially incorporated in 1907. It was named in honor of local railroad official John Corning. The area is also known as 'Olive City' because the community is popular for its award-winning olive products. A downtown intermodal station is located in the city of Corning. It was opened in 1998.
Corning and nearby Attractions
- National YoYo Museum
- Bidwell - Sacramento River State Park
- Kelly - Griggs House Museum
- Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area
- Tehama County Museum
- Bidwell Park
Things To Do In Corning
The Holiday Shopping Center is the local shopping destination. Local museums and historical sites include the Tehama County Museum, the National YoYo Museum, Chico Museum and the William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park. The First United Methodist Church, the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and the Maranatha Worship Center are the nearby houses of worship. Local parks include Northside Park, Woodson Park and Yost Park. The Corning Branch Tehama County Library is located in Corning as well.
Haigh Field Airport is located nearby.
Corning Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Shasta College, Napa Valley College and Butte College.