Arcata (California)

Arcata (California)

Arcata (California)

Bandera de
Escudo de
Humboldt County California Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Arcata Highlighted.svg
País Bandera de los Estados Unidos Estados Unidos
• Estado Flag of California.svg California
• Condado Humboldt
Ubicación 40°51′59″N 124°04′58″O / 40.86639, -124.0827840°51′59″N 124°04′58″O / 40.86639, -124.08278
• Altitud 7 msnm
Superficie 28.6 km²
• Tierra firme 23.8 km²
• Agua 4.8 km²
Fundación 1850
Erección 1858
Población 17,294 hab. (2006)
• Densidad 699.7 hab./km²
Huso horario PST
Código postal 95518, 95521
Pref. telefónico 707
Alcalde Mark Wheetley
Sitio web

Arcata es una ciudad adyacente a la Bahía de Arcata (norte) de la Bahía de Humboldt en el condado de Humboldt, California, Estados Unidos. En 2006 la población de Arcata era de 17,294.[1] Esta ciudad universitaria es hogar de la Universidad Estatal de Humboldt.



Arcata es hogar de los Humboldt Crabs, el equipo semi-pro de béisbol continuo más antiguo de los EE. UU., en la cual ha jugado cada temporada desde 1945.[2]

Personas notables

  • Wesley Chesbro
  • Robert A. Gearheart
  • Steven Hackett
  • Bret Harte
  • Dan Hauser
  • Tim McKay
  • Roscoe E. Peithman
  • Eric Rofes
  • Steve Sillett
  • Greg Stafford
  • Connie Stewart
  • Alexandra Stillman

Ciudades hermanas


  • Kinetic Sculpture Race
  • North Country Fair
  • Godwit Days
  • Arcata Bay Oyster Festival
  • Saturday's Farmer's Market
  • "I" Street Block Party, in the summer to benefit Arcata's sister city

Véase también

  • Arcata Community Forest
  • Humboldt County Historical Society
  • Northwestern Pacific Railroad


  • The Plaza, by Susan Van Kirk, 1986. White City Publishing. Arcata, CA.

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