The Cedarville Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of Northern Paiute people in Modoc County, California. Cedarville Rancheria is headquartered in Alturas, California, which is 20 miles west of Cedarville. They are governed by a democratically elected tribal council who each serve three-year terms. Cherie Rhoades is currently serving as tribal chairperson. The Cedarville Rancheria is a federally recognized rancheria with an area of 20 acres. It was founded in 1914 and only had six residents on 17 acres in 1990.