Standish is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California. It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) southwest of Litchfield, at an elevation of 4049 feet (1234 m).
Standish is the north terminus of the County route A3 (Standish Buntingville Road) and the junction with U.S. Route 395.
Standish Hall is a registered historic place.
The community was laid out in 1897. The post office opened in 1899, having been transferred from Datura. The name honors Miles Standish.
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, Standish has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.