Carbon, California

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Carbon is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California.[1] It was located on the Middle Fork of the Eel River 6 miles (9.7 km) from Covelo.[1]

In the 1890s, Carbon, as its name suggests, was founded as a coal mining camp.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 43. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.