Subcounty of Eureka
Country United States
State California
Region Eureka Metropolitan Area
Incorporated September 12, 2012
County seat Eureka
Largest city Eureka
•Total 78.80 sq mi (10,495.2 km2)
•Land 78.80 sq mi (9,252.7 km2)
•Water 479.74 sq mi (1,242.5 km2)
Population (2010)
•Total 55,623
•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

Eureka 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 55,623.[2] Its primary population centers of Eureka, the county seat and site of College of the Redwoods main campus, and Greenside Park, a CDP within the city limits of Eureka, and home to the 30 Express Lanes.

Major Highways Edit

Interstate 83

Interstate 183

Interstate 283

U.S. Route 101

State Route 30

State Route 200

State Route 211

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.


Eureka County's locally produced television stations, KIEM and KEET, are based in Eureka. KIEM produces the only local TV newscast for Humboldt County, while KEET is the only PBS station in the region. Univision, CBS and Fox affiliates KVIQ KEUV, and KBVU, the latter a semi-satellite of KCVU, are based in Chico and ABC affiliate KAEF, a semi-satellite of KRCR-TV, is based in Redding. In previous decades all major networks had production capacity in Eureka.


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 and KRFH and Jefferson Public Radio's KNHM and KNHT.

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