Mendocino County


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Mendocino County, California

501 Low Gap Rd Rm 1020
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 463-4376
Fax: (707) 463-4257
www.co.mendocino.ca.us

On N coast of California; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Cabo (Cape) Mendocino, which early records indicate was named for Antonio de Mendoza (c. 1485-1552), viceroy of New Spain in 1542, or Lorenzo Suarez de Mendoza, viceroy of New Spain (1580-83). Name merely means someone from Mendoza

Area (sq mi):: 3878.14 (land 3508.97; water 369.17) Population per square mile: 25.10
Population 2005: 88,161 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 7.40% Population 2000: 86,265 (White 74.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 16.50%; Asian 1.20%; Other 17.40%). Foreign born: 10.20%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,443; median household $35,996; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,891-$25,886
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ukiah County seat (15,580)

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    In rural Mendocino County, about 40 small farmers have banded together in a collective called Mendocino Generations to try to navigate the changes.
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    People who live in the county's unincorporated areas may soon have more flexibility over where their trash bins can stay, if the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors approves proposed changes.
    Bragg, CA-based tourism agency Visit Mendocino County. Much of the region's production is focused on chardonnay and pinot noir; about 25% of its total vineyard acreage is certified organic.
    Bragg-based Visit Mendocino County. Much of its production is focused on chardonnay, pinot noir and approximately 25% of the region's total vineyard acreage is certified organic, according to WI.
    When I was a bit younger I used to hunt wild pigs on the Johnston Ranch near Boonville in California's Mendocino County. Greg mentioned that female hogs can have eight to 12 piglets a year.
    The total cost of the land and construction was $1.2 million, of which $300,000 came from a grant from the State's CalRecycle agency, $220,000 from a loan from Savings Bank of Mendocino County, and the remainder from reserve funds of the Mendocino Solid Waste Management Authority, operator of the HazMobile program.

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