Rohnerville, California

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Coordinates: 40°34′01″N 124°08′08″W / 40.56694°N 124.13556°W / 40.56694; -124.13556

Rohnerville
Unincorporated community
Old Town Rohnerville
Old Town Rohnerville
Rohnerville is located in California
Rohnerville
Rohnerville
Location in California
Rohnerville is located in the US
Rohnerville
Rohnerville
Rohnerville (the US)
Coordinates: 40°34′01″N 124°08′08″W / 40.56694°N 124.13556°W / 40.56694; -124.13556
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 197 ft (60 m)

Rohnerville (formerly, Eel River)[2] is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) southeast of Fortuna,[2] at an elevation of 197 feet (60 m).[1]

The Eel River post office opened in 1857 and changed its name to Rohnerville in 1874 in honor of the town's founder, Henry Rohner.[2]

The town is now part of Fortuna, California.

Climate[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rohnerville, 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. 134. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Rohnerville, California