Lakehead is a census-designated place (CDP) in Shasta County, California. Lakehead sits at an elevation of 1,447 feet (441 m). The 2010 United States census reported Lakehead's population was 461.
Lakehead was established as a CDP for the 2010 census, replacing part of Lakehead-Lakeshore, California CDP.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 5.3 square miles (13.7 km²), 4.7 square miles (12.1 km²) of it is land, and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (11.06%) is water.