About South Oroville, California
South Oroville, a community located in Butte County, California, is an integral part of the greater Oroville area. Situated just south of the city of Oroville, it offers residents a blend of suburban tranquility and convenient access to urban amenities.
While smaller than its northern counterpart, South Oroville maintains its own distinct character and charm. Surrounded by the picturesque foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the area boasts scenic views and a serene atmosphere, making it an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Residents of South Oroville enjoy easy access to outdoor recreational opportunities, with nearby attractions such as the Feather River and Lake Oroville providing opportunities for boating, fishing, hiking, and picnicking. The expansive Oroville Wildlife Area offers further opportunities for nature exploration and wildlife observation. According to the 2024 census, it has a population of 2,668.