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Humboldt County,


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Where the Sunshine and Sea Air Meet

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The population of Blue Lake is approximately 1,110 (2006), 1253 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 556 (2000), 542 (2010).

The amount of land area in Blue Lake is 1.603 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Blue Lake is 0.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Blue Lake to Washington DC is 2582 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 214 miles. (as the crow flies)
Blue Lake is positioned 40.88 degrees north of the equator and 123.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Blue Lake elevation is 100 feet above sea level.
Blue Lake median income is $34,400 (2005).

The Blue Lake median home price is $268,000 (2005).

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Blue Lake location: in northern California about 113 miles from Redding. Other nearby communities include Arcata, North Coastal, McKinleyville, Myrtletown, Eureka, Cutten, Westhaven-Moonstone and Pine Hills.

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History & History Related Items

Blue Lake history:

There actually was a blue lake that was a water feature created by a flood of the Mad River and is located just south of the downtown. The historic lake is now a small freshwater marsh of about 3.5 acres. The citizens of Blue Lake are interested in restoring the historic lake and making it into an open space for the public but have yet to secure the funding for the project.
The incorporation date of Blue Lake: 1910

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Blue Lake attractions:

Blue Lake Museum
330 Railroad Ave
Blue Lake, CA 95525
Phone: 707-668-4188

Dell Arte Mad River Festival
Held in June and July each year
Place: Various venues in Blue Lake and nearby Arcata
Time: TBA
Sponsored by: Dell'Arte International
The annual Mad River Festival attracts audiences and performers from around the world and throughout the Humboldt area for a month long series of performances of comedy, original theatre, music and spectacle. For a full MRF schedule, or for more information on Dell'Arte International, visit or call 707-668-5663.

The Historic Worthington House Inn
An Italianate Victorian home built in 1887.

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