Dinsmore, California

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Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Center of the Emerald Triangle
Dinsmore is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°29′30″N 123°36′25″W / 40.49167°N 123.60694°W / 40.49167; -123.60694Coordinates: 40°29′30″N 123°36′25″W / 40.49167°N 123.60694°W / 40.49167; -123.60694
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 2,415 ft (736 m)

Dinsmore is an unincorporated community in, California.[1] It is located on the Van Duzen River,[2] at an elevation of 2,415 feet (736 m).[1] Dinsmore Airport and the Dinsmore Store are located nearby. Also nearby is the Mad River, Ruth, California and Ruth Reservoir (located in Trinity County).


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


  1. ^ a b c "Dinsmore". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 50. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Dinsmore, California