Dinsmore, California

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Dinsmore
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Center of the Emerald Triangle
Dinsmore is located in California
Dinsmore
Dinsmore
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°29′30″N 123°36′25″W / 40.49167°N 123.60694°W / 40.49167; -123.60694Coordinates: 40°29′30″N 123°36′25″W / 40.49167°N 123.60694°W / 40.49167; -123.60694
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 2,415 ft (736 m)

Dinsmore is an unincorporated community in, California.[1] It is located on the Van Duzen River,[2] at an elevation of 2,415 feet (736 m).[1] Dinsmore Airport and the Dinsmore Store are located nearby. Also nearby is the Mad River, Ruth, California and Ruth Reservoir (located in Trinity County).

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dinsmore has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dinsmore". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 50. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Dinsmore, California