Subcounty of Bay
Country United States
State California
Region Eureka Metropolitan Area
Incorporated September 12, 2012
County seat Arcata
Largest city Arcata
•Total 18.80 sq mi (10,495.2 km2)
•Land 18.80 sq mi (9,252.7 km2)
•Water 19.74 sq mi (1,242.5 km2)
Population (2010)
•Total 25,623
•Density 78/sq mi (155/km2)
Time zone Pacific Standard Time(UTC-8)
•Summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time(UTC-7)
Area code(s) 707, 660

Bay County is a subcounty in the U.S. state of California, located on the Eureka Metropolitan Area 200 miles north of San Francisco. According to 2010 Census Data, the subcounty’s population was 25,623.[2] Its primary population centers of Arcata, the county seat and site of Humboldt State University , and Greenside Park



Major Highways EditEdit

Interstate 83

Interstate 383

U.S. Route 101

State Route 200

State Route 255

State Route 299


Eureka International Airport is located in McKinleyville (north of Arcata). Commercial flights are available. Other (general aviation) airports are located at Dinsmore, Garberville, Kneeland, Murray Field (Eureka) and Rohnerville (Fortuna).


the 2 only published newspapers are the Eureka Bee and Times Standard, Eureka Bee only serves the Eureka Metropolitan Area, and its a online newspaper, and Times-Standard serves the Eureka Metropolitan Area and the North Coast.


For-profit stations include KFMI, KRED, KXGO, KHUM, KSLG, KWPT andKATA. Non-profit stations include the Hoopa Tribe's KIDE, Redway's KMUD,Humboldt State University-based KHSU andKRFH and Jefferson Public Radio's KNHM and KNHT.

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