Ettersburg, California

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Ettersburg (also, Etter[1]) is a locality[1] in Humboldt County, California. It is located 12.5 miles (20 km) west-northwest of Phillipsville,[1] at an elevation of 676 feet (206 m).[2]

A post office operated at Ettersburg from 1902 to 1906 and from 1915 to 1965.[1] The name comes from the ancestral home of homesteader Albert F. Etter.[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. Quill Driver Books. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-884995-14-9.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ettersburg

Coordinates: 40°08′19″N 123°59′50″W / 40.13861°N 123.99722°W / 40.13861; -123.99722