DeHaven, California

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Unincorporated community
DeHaven is located in California
DeHaven is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°39′37″N 123°47′06″W / 39.66028°N 123.78500°W / 39.66028; -123.78500Coordinates: 39°39′37″N 123°47′06″W / 39.66028°N 123.78500°W / 39.66028; -123.78500
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 46 ft (14 m)

DeHaven is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located on California State Route 1 near the Pacific coast[2] 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Westport,[3] at an elevation of 46 feet (14 m).[1]

The name honors John J. De Haven, congressman and Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: DeHaven, California
  2. ^ DeLorme California Atlas & Gazetteer (2008) Yarmouth, Maine p.47 ISBN 0-89933-383-4
  3. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 48. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.