The City of Shasta Lake (prior to incorporation it was known as Central Valley or CV) is a city in Shasta County, California, United States. It is the closest settlement to Lake Shasta and the Shasta Dam, which are popular tourist destinations. The population was 10,164 at the 2010 census, up from 9,008 at the 2000 census.
The city of Shasta Lake was incorporated in 1993. Before then the unincorporated town was known as Central Valley. Central Valley was started beginning in 1937 as a boomtown for the construction of Shasta Dam. For a history of Central Valley, see [this link].