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Time Zone: Mendocino County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Ukiah is the Seat for Mendocino County.

Mendocino County is one of the original counties of California and was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mendocino had a population of 86,040 people. This is a decrease of 0.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 86,265 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mendocino represented 0.25% of the total population of California, making it the state's 37th most populous county (out of 58 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201087,841+1.83%+2.09% since 2009
200986,040-0.26%+0.3% since 2008
200885,786-0.56%+0.26% since 2007
200086,265The Last Census

More information can be found on the Mendocino County Census Page for Mendocino County.


Below are some of the communities located in Mendocino County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Mendocino County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ukiah   14,85715,4974.13% decrease  
Fort Bragg   6,5807,0266.35% decrease  
Willits   4,9485,0732.46% decrease  
Point Arena   4584743.38% decrease  

Websites for Mendocino County

Official Website:   www.co.mendocino.ca.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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