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Crescent City
Del Norte County, California


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Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Crescent City is approximately 8,805 (2000), 7643 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,779 (1990), 1707 (2010).
The amount of land area in Crescent City is 3.492 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Crescent City is 1.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.732 sq kilometers.
The distance from Crescent City to Washington DC is 2597 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 269 miles. (as the crow flies)
Crescent City is positioned 41.75 degrees north of the equator and 124.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Crescent City elevation is 44 feet above sea level.
The city tree is the Redwood.
The city bird is the California Valley Quail.
Crescent City average annual rainfall is 75 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 40-50 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 60-70 degrees F.


near the Redwood National Park in Northern California on the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. Crescent City is on Highway 101 and is 355 miles south of Portland, Oregon and 359 miles north of San Francisco.
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mild. Due to its location on the Pacific coastline, there is little snow, but rain falls frequently. Fog is prevalent during the summer when temperatures rarely go above 80 degrees.
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History & History Related Items

The crescent-shaped beach gives the city its name. Treasure seekers discovered the beautiful bay and laid out a city there less than a year later.
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Del Norte County Museum
577 H St
Crescent City, CA 95531-3743
Phone: 707-464-3922

Lighthouse Museum
PO Box 535
Crescent City, CA 95531-0535
Phone: 707-464-3089

Point St. George with the Saint George's Reef Lighthouse. There is also the lighthouse on Battery Point. This site is known for its Magic Carpet Iceplant.
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Crescent City City Government

Crescent City official website

Crescent City Hall
377 J St
Crescent City, CA 95531-4025
Phone: 707-464-7483 Email

Crescent City is the only incorporated city in the county. It has a council-manager form of government.


Del Norte County Adm Offices
301 W Washington Blvd
Crescent City, CA 95531-8340
Phone: 707-464-6141

Crescent City Chamber

Crescent City-Del Norte Chamber
1001 Front Street
Crescent City, CA 95531-4133
Phone: (707) 464-3174
Fax: (707) 464-9676
Toll-free: 1-800-343-8300

Crescent City Organizations

Crescent City-Del Norte Chamber
1001 Front Street
Crescent City, CA 95531-4133
Phone: (707) 464-3174
Fax: (707) 464-9676
Toll-free: 1-800-343-8300

Crescent City Libraries

Crescent City Library
883 W Washington Blvd
Crescent City, CA 95531-8360
Phone: 707-464-7457

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