Mendocino County, California

county in northwestern California, United States

Mendocino County is a county in Northern California. The county seat is in Ukiah. In 2000,

Mendocino County, California
County of Mendocino
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Images, from top down, left to right: The community of Mendocino, the historic Grace Hudson Sun House, Point Arena Lighthouse, the Chandelier Tree, the "Skunk Train", A beach in MacKerricher State Park
Official seal of Mendocino County, California
Location in the state of California
Location in the state of California
California's location in the United States
California's location in the United States
Country United States
State California
RegionCalifornia North Coast
IncorporatedFebruary 18, 1850[1]
Named forCape Mendocino, which was named for Andrés de Urdaneta
County seatUkiah
Largest cityUkiah
 • BodyMendocino County Board of Supervisors
 • Total3,878 sq mi (10,040 km2)
 • Land3,506 sq mi (9,080 km2)
 • Water372 sq mi (960 km2)
Highest elevation6,958 ft (2,121 m)
 • Total87,841
 • Estimate 
 • Density23/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Area code707

Towns in Mendocino County include:


  1. "Chronology". California State Association of Counties. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
  2. "Anthony Peak". Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  3. "American Fact Finder - Results". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 4, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2016.