Loch Lomond, California

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Loch Lomond
Unincorporated community
Winter in Loch Lomond village, California
Winter in Loch Lomond village, California
Loch Lomond is located in California
Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°51′48″N 122°43′10″W / 38.86333°N 122.71944°W / 38.86333; -122.71944Coordinates: 38°51′48″N 122°43′10″W / 38.86333°N 122.71944°W / 38.86333; -122.71944
Country United States
State California
County Lake County
Elevation[1] 2,818 ft (859 m)

Loch Lomond is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 2,818 feet (859 m).[1] It is located on State Route 175 north of the village of Cobb; 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Whispering Pines.[2] The ZIP code is 95461, which is shared with Middletown. Unofficially, and perhaps incorrectly, 95426, which belongs to neighboring Cobb, California is often used.[3] The community is inside area code 707.

Details[edit]

Loch Lomond is a small mountain resort with a population of 420 and was called "Little Italy" many years ago. Private resorts such as Italian Village and Biggi's Family Club still thrive with summer activities. Visitors will find lodging, a private campground, plus a grocery store with deli, mailing services, Roadhouse restaurant and bar as well as Giovanni's coffee shop nearby. The village also has a community swimming pool which is the oldest continually operating Olympic sized pool in California.

On the west side of the highway is the Loch Lomond Vernal Pool Ecological Reserve, a vernal pond managed by the California Fish and Game.

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Loch Lomond is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Mike McGuire, and in the 4th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Bill Dodd.[4]

In the United States House of Representatives, Loch Lomond is in California's 5th congressional district, represented by Democrat Mike Thompson.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Loch Lomond, California
  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. 96. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Official Lake County Tourism Site Shows examples of Loch Lomond addresses. Retrieved May 26, 2014
  4. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved December 6, 2014. 
  5. ^ "California's 5th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.