Paskenta is an unincorporated town located in south-western Tehama County, California. Paskenta is the Indian term for "under the bank". Historically, it had greater local importance due to the presence of an active lumber mill. The ZIP Code is 96074. The community is inside area code 530. Within Paskenta, there is a store for Gas and Food also called "Paskenta". Currently, it is being reconstructed.