Melbourne, California

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Unincorporated community
Melbourne is located in California
Melbourne is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°17′00″N 123°39′03″W / 39.28333°N 123.65083°W / 39.28333; -123.65083Coordinates: 39°17′00″N 123°39′03″W / 39.28333°N 123.65083°W / 39.28333; -123.65083
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 167 ft (51 m)

Melbourne (formerly, Melburne)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west-northwest of Comptche,[2] at an elevation of 167 feet (51 m).[1]

A post office operated at Melbourne from 1901 to 1918.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Melbourne, California
  2. ^ 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. 104-105. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.