|Elevation||620 ft (189 m)|
Presswood is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 1.25 miles (2 km) north of Ukiah, at an elevation of 620 feet (189 m). The community name recognized the product of a large Masonite factory built in 1948 to use the Ukiah labor force and the railroad shipping facilities. The factory closed in 2001 and was subsequently razed.
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, Presswood has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Presswood, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 126. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Tsai, Peijean. "Ukiah's lost economy -- Closure of Masonite, other manufacturers has left a hole". Mendocino Redwood Company. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
- Climate Summary for Presswood, California
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