is a small unincorporated community
of 600 in Trinity County, California
located west of Weaverville. The ZIP Code is 96048. The community is inside area code 530
In May 2006, the Junction Fire scorched , then later combined with the Bar Fire, making that . Some areas of the Bar Fire are still smoldering in very remote areas. The Junction Fire threatened all of Junction City, and even some parts of the town of Weaverville.
On July 20. 2008 fire threatens communitys near to Junction City and some areas are under mandatory evacuation. Many huge forest fires occurred because of a lighting storm
which occurred on June 20, 2008 in Northern California.
In the state legislature
Junction City is located in the 4th Senate
District, represented by Republican Sam Aanestad
, and in the 1st Assembly
District, represented by Democrat Patty Berg
. Federally, Junction City is located in California's 2nd congressional district
, which has a Cook PVI
of R +13 and is represented by Republican Wally Herger