About the County
Humboldt County is the most scenic rural county in America, just ask the United States Department of Agriculture. Humboldt County is located in the heart of northern California's majestic coastal redwood region. The Redwood Coast is a paradise for all outdoor activities including hiking, backpacking, fishing, river rafting, kayaking, golf and more. The County's two million acres include hundreds of streams and lakes, as well as county, state and national parks, beaches and campground. Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods provide excellent educational opportunities, as well as entertainment and culturally enriching activities. Eureka, the County seat, is located 275 miles north of San Francisco, overlooking historic Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County is an ideal area for individuals and families who seek a relaxed pace of life. With moderately priced housing, temperate weather all year round and a lively local arts scene, Humboldt County offers the best of community living without the stress and burdens of hte more urbanized areas of California.
Learn more about all the great things to see and do in Humboldt County.