Dream Homesite Tripton ca. TULARE COUNTY
This property is located in the vicinity of Tripton; In response to a petition for a deposit
station, dated December 1911 and signed by 47 citizens of Tipton, County Librarian
Miss Jennie Herman established a library station in Tipton in April of 1912. As the 21st County Branch Station, the station was set up in the Rochdale Store only to be discontinued in October 1913. In September 1914, the station was in the Atkinson Store until 1926. The library then from home to home nine times with home owners as custodians. Finally in 1941 the Tipton Station into the Womans Club House, where it stayed until 1953. At that time the Tipton station was closed and a bookmobile was used. The present Branch was built and opened in September, 1955.
Centrally located within the heart of the Central Valley, Tulare County is situated in a delightful and geographically diverse region. There are a variety of opportunities for all-season outdoor recreation such as camping, hiking, water and snow skiing, fishing, and boating.
The County has a growing population of 479,112 and includes an area of 4,863 square miles. Mountain peaks of the Sierra Nevada range rise to more than 14,000 feet in its Eastern half, which is comprised primarily of public lands within the Sequoia National Park, National Forest, and the Mineral King, Golden Trout, and Domeland Wilderness areas. Meanwhile, the extensively cultivated and very fertile valley floor in the Western half has allowed Tulare County to become the top producer of agricultural commodities in the United States.