Little River, California

Little River (formerly known as Littleriver, Bell's Harbor, and Kent's Landing)[3] is a small census-designated place[4] in Mendocino County, California.[2] It lies at an elevation of 66 feet (20 m).[2] It is located two miles (3 km) south of the town of Mendocino and running along the Pacific Ocean coast on State Route 1. The town takes its name from nearby Little River. The town center sits on a scenic bluff overlooking the mouth of Little River and hosts a grocery store, two gas pumps, a post office, and a restaurant within a single structure. The population was 94 at the 2020 census.[5]

Little River
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Location of Little River in Mendocino County, California
Little River
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°16′15″N 123°47′18″W
Country United States
State California
CountyMendocino
Area
  Total1.672 sq mi (4.332 km2)
  Land1.672 sq mi (4.332 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation66 ft (20 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total94
  Density56/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP Code
95456
Area code(s)707
GNIS feature ID1658981; 2628752
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little River, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little River, California

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