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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Ferndale is approximately 1371 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 595 (1990), 611 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ferndale is 2.663 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ferndale to Washington DC is 2596 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 210 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ferndale is positioned 40.57 degrees north of the equator and 124.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Nestled between the giant redwoods and the rugges Pacific coast of northern California, is one of the state's best-kept secrets: the Victorian village of Ferndale. A State Historic Landmark, and listed on the National Historic Register, Ferndale is a community frozen in time, with Victorian homes and shops relatively unchanged since their construction in the mid to late 1800's. Originally settled by Scandinavians, followed by Portuguese and various Europeans, the principal industry is dairy farming, followed by tourism.
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Ferndale offers art galleries, live theater, museums, old cemetaries, many fairs and festivals throughout the year, as well as the tallest living Christmas tree, which is the focal point of the holiday activities.
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Ferndale Schools

Ferndale Union High School
1231 Main St.
Ferndale, California
Sports at Ferndale:
football, volley ball, soccer, wrestling, basketball, tennis, track, baseball. Softball, rodeo
The School mascot: Wildcat
The School colors: red & white
This school is part of the Ferndale Unified School District


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