The Cities and communities of Lake County, California *
Clearlake , Clearlake Oaks , Cobb
Lake Pillsbury, Lakeport , Loch Lomond, Lower Lake , Lucerne
*This list of cities may not be complete
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Information & Facts about Lake County, California
Lake County Government
Within Lake County are two incorporated cities, the county seat of Lakeport and Clearlake, the largest city, and the communities of Blue Lakes, Clearlake Oaks, Clearlake Park, Cobb, Finley, Glenhaven, Hidden Valley Lake, Kelseyville, Loch Lomond, Lower Lake, Lucerne, Middletown, Nice, Spring Valley, Upper Lake, and Witter Springs.
Lake County is in northern California
above the San Francisco Bay area. It is slightly inland from the Pacific Ocean,
but is landlocked from the ocean by Mendocino and Sonoma Counties.
It is bordered by Mendocino County to the west and northwest, Glenn County to the Northeast and Colusa County to the East. On the southeast is Yolo County and Napa County is to the South. Sonoma County is southwest of Lake County.
Check for maps of the area on this map page
2000 - 58,309
2005 - 65,147 (estimate)
Clear Lake is said to have been formed over two million years ago. Mt. Konocti formed gradually through a number of volcanic episodes. In 1821, the first Spanish soldiers arrived, led by Luis Arguello, By the mid 1800's the area was beginning to be settled. After being part of various counties, including Mendocino and Napa, Lake County was formed on 20 May 1861. Clear Lake State Park was created in 1948. Here is a history page for the county.
Weather & Climate
The area has a moderate climate
Check this weather page for current weather
Organizations and Groups
The North Coast Visitor's Bureau
Serving nine coastal California Counties
Josephine, Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, Sonoma, Marin and San Francisco
Attractions, Information and Links
Lake County is home to Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake within California and possibly the oldest lake in North America. Blue Lakes, Lake Pillsbury, and Indian Valley Reservoir are the county's other major bodies of water.
Lake County Online - guide to the county
Historical Sites within the county
Visitor Information Center
6110 East Hwy. 20 in Lucerne
(800) LAKESIDE or (707) 274-5652
Fax (707) 274-5664
Monday - Saturday 9am to 6pm Sunday 10am to 5pm
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This page was created on 1 November 2001