Loch Lomond, California

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Loch Lomond, California
Loch Lomond, California is located in California
Loch Lomond, California
Loch Lomond, California
Location in California
Loch Lomond, California is located in the United States
Loch Lomond, California
Loch Lomond, California
Loch Lomond, California (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°51′48″N 122°43′10″W / 38.86333°N 122.71944°W / 38.86333; -122.71944Coordinates: 38°51′48″N 122°43′10″W / 38.86333°N 122.71944°W / 38.86333; -122.71944
CountryUnited States
CountyLake County
Elevation2,818 ft (859 m)

Loch Lomond is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 2,818 feet (859 m).[1] It is located on State Route 175 north of the village of Cobb; 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Whispering Pines.[2] The ZIP code is 95461, which is shared with Middletown. Unofficially, and perhaps incorrectly, 95426, which belongs to neighboring Cobb, California is often used.[3] The community is inside area code 707.


Loch Lomond is a small mountain resort with a population of 420 and was called "Little Italy" many years ago. Private resorts such as Italian Village and Biggi's Family Club still thrive with summer activities. Visitors will find lodging, a private campground, plus a grocery store with deli, mailing services, Roadhouse restaurant and bar as well as Giovanni's coffee shop nearby. The village also has a community swimming pool which is the oldest continually operating Olympic sized pool in California.

On the west side of the highway is the Loch Lomond Vernal Pool Ecological Reserve, a vernal pond managed by the California Fish and Game.


In the California State Legislature, Loch Lomond is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Mike McGuire, and in the 4th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Cecilia Aguiar-Curry.[4]

In the United States House of Representatives, Loch Lomond is in California's 5th congressional district, represented by Democrat Mike Thompson.[5]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Loch Lomond, California
  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. 96. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Official Lake County Tourism Site Archived 2014-05-28 at the Wayback Machine Shows examples of Loch Lomond addresses. Retrieved May 26, 2014
  4. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "California's 5th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.