Ridge, California

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Ridge
Unincorporated community
Ridge is located in California
Ridge
Ridge
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°20′12″N 123°18′04″W / 39.33667°N 123.30111°W / 39.33667; -123.30111Coordinates: 39°20′12″N 123°18′04″W / 39.33667°N 123.30111°W / 39.33667; -123.30111
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 1,916 ft (584 m)

Ridge (formerly, Ridgewood Station[1] and Ridgewood[2]) is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 6 miles (9.7 km) south-southeast of Willits,[2] at an elevation of 1916 feet (584 m).[1]

The Ridgewood post office operated from 1904 to 1914.[2]

Climate[edit]

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, Ridge has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ridge, 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. 131. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Ridge, California