Pepperwood, California

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Coordinates: 40°26′45″N 123°59′34″W / 40.44583°N 123.99278°W / 40.44583; -123.99278

Pepperwood
Unincorporated community
Pepperwood is located in California
Pepperwood
Pepperwood
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°26′45″N 123°59′34″W / 40.44583°N 123.99278°W / 40.44583; -123.99278
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 115 ft (35 m)

Pepperwood (formerly Barkdull)[2] is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northwest of Redcrest,[2] at an elevation of 115 feet (35 m).[1] Pepperwood is the northernmost community along the Avenue of the Giants. The ZIP Code is 95569. The community is inside area code 707.

A post office operated at Pepperwood from 1887 to 1892 and from 1901 to 1965.[2]

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Pepperwood is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Mike McGuire,[3] and the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Democrat Jim Wood.[4]

Federally, Pepperwood is in California's 2nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pepperwood, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 120. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "California's 2nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.