Palo Cedro (pop. 4,000) is 8 miles (13 km) east of Redding, California. The towns of Bella Vista (pop. 1,218), Millville (pop. 610), Shingletown (pop. 2,222), Oak Run (pop. 760), Whitmore (pop. 593), and Round Mountain (pop. 122) lie within a fifteen-mile (24 km) radius. Most of the kids that go to school in the area go to Foothill High School, its a good little school with an API score of 817, making it one of the best public schools in northern California. Palo Cedro is a census-designated place (CDP) in Shasta County, California, United States. The population was 1,247 at the 2000 census.