Anderson, Mendocino County, California

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Anderson is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California.[1] It was located in the Anderson Valley about 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Boonville.[1]

The town had a store, hotel, and blacksmith.[1] A post office operated at Anderson from 1858 to 1875 when service was transferred to Boonville.[1] The name honored Walter Anderson who settled the place in 1851.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 24. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

Coordinates: 39°01′25″N 123°22′57″W / 39.0237°N 123.3824°W / 39.0237; -123.3824