Elk River, California

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For the community in Mendocino County formerly with this name, see Elk, Mendocino County, California.

Coordinates: 40°44′10″N 124°10′27″W / 40.73611°N 124.17417°W / 40.73611; -124.17417

Elk River
Unincorporated community
Elk River is located in California
Elk River
Elk River
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°44′10″N 124°10′27″W / 40.73611°N 124.17417°W / 40.73611; -124.17417
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 69 ft (21 m)

Elk River is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) east-northeast of Fields Landing,[2] at an elevation of 69 feet (21 m).[1] All the residents of this neighborhood have Eureka, California addresses.

There are two wooden covered bridges in the Elk River area.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elk River, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 56. ISBN 9781884995149.