Fruitland, California

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Coordinates: 40°17′45″N 123°49′31″W / 40.29583°N 123.82528°W / 40.29583; -123.82528

Unincorporated community
Fruitland is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°17′45″N 123°49′31″W / 40.29583°N 123.82528°W / 40.29583; -123.82528
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)

Fruitland (formerly Elk Prairie)[2] is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) east-southeast of Weott,[2] at an elevation of 1,004 feet (306 m).[1]

A post office operated at Fruitland from 1890 to 1934.[2] The first settlers of Fruitland were a colony of immigrants from the Netherlands who planted orchards.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fruitland, California
  2. ^ a b c d 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.