|Subcounty of Blue|
|Region||Eureka Metropolitan Area|
|Incorporated||September 12, 2012|
|County seat||Blue Lake|
|Largest city||Blue Lake|
|•Total||2.80 sq mi (10,495.2 km2)|
|•Land||2.80 sq mi (9,252.7 km2)|
|•Water||2.74 sq mi (1,242.5 km2)|
|•Density||8/sq mi (155/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific Standard Time(UTC-8)|
|•Summer (DST)||Pacific Daylight Time(UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||707, 660|
Blue 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 5,623. Its primary population centers of Blue Lake, the county seat and site of Blue Lake Casino. Blue Lake is 2 hours east of Eureka.
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.