Garberville, California

Garberville
Downtown Garberville has a retail district.
Downtown Garberville has a retail district.
Location of Garberville in Humboldt County, California.
Location of Garberville in Humboldt County, California.
Garberville is located in California
Garberville
Garberville
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°6′N 123°48′W / 40.100°N 123.800°W / 40.100; -123.800Coordinates: 40°6′N 123°48′W / 40.100°N 123.800°W / 40.100; -123.800
Country United States
State California
CountyHumboldt County
Area
 • Total2.762 sq mi (7.154 km2)
 • Land2.705 sq mi (7.006 km2)
 • Water0.057 sq mi (0.148 km2)  2.1%
Elevation535 ft (163 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total913
 • Density330/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP Code
95542
Area code(s)707
GNIS feature IDs224036; 2611433
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garberville, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garberville, California

Garberville is a census-designated place[3] in Humboldt County, California.[2] It is located on the South Fork of the Eel River 52 miles (84 km) south-southeast of Eureka,[4] at an elevation of 535 feet (163 m).[2] The population was 913 at the 2010 United States Census. It is approximately 200 miles (320 km) north of San Francisco, California, and within a fifteen-minute drive to Humboldt Redwoods State Park and a sixty-minute drive to Eureka, the county seat. Garberville is the primary town in the area known as the Mateel Region, consisting of parts of the Mattole and Eel River watersheds in southern Humboldt and northern Mendocino counties.

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau.
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garberville, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garberville, California
  4. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 64. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.