Magalia was established in 1849 after the California Gold Rush and was originally named Mountain View. In 1850 a large dog breeding operation was established in Magalia and became known as dogtown for approximately a decade. In 1861 the name of the town became Magalia which is the Latin word for cottages.
In April of 1959, a 54-pound gold nugget was discovered in Magalia, which was the largest golden nugget in the world at that time. Found on the Williard Claim, a hydraulic mine in the Feather Valley, it was called the “Dogtown nugget.” This discovery made the town of Magalia famous.
Magalia is now home to approximately 15,000 residents and is consistently increasing due to the desirable climate conditions. Magalia has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate that is ideal for growing fruit, almonds and walnuts.
A & T Auto Care has proudly served the residents of Magalia for more than 20 years and is located in the nearby city of Chico. Our team of ASE-Certified mechanics are dedicated professionals, performing quality maintenance on all cars, trucks and SUVs, foreign and domestic. Our friendly, customer service focused, staff members are always ready to assist with all of your vehicle needs, big or small.
At A & T Auto Care, we love fixing cars. Call us or use our convenient online appointment process to schedule your visit today!