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Welcome to Ukiah (aka 'Ukiah City') ...

The city of Ukiah is located in Mendocino County and is the County Seat for Mendocino County.

When the people of Ukiah<1> refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ukiahan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ukiah has a population of 16,036 people<3> (see below for details).

Ukiah was established in 1856 and was incorporated March 8, 1876.

The community of Ukiah is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Ukiah: (707)

The ZIP code for Ukiah: 95482<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ukiah had a population of 16,075 people (or 18.3% of the total population of Mendocino County). This makes Ukiah the county's most populous community.

The population of Ukiah represents 0.04% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 316th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,075 people, the population of Ukiah increased 3.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,497 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ukiah had an population of 16,036 people. This is a decrease of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.48% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ukiah.

Communities near Ukiah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ukiah and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Boonville   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calpella   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hemlock Ranch   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lakeport   [Map]   4,762   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orrs Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Potter Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ukiah.

Communities Also Named Ukiah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ukiah - it's located in Oregon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ukiah.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ukiah. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ukiah. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ukiah. Our list includes 16 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ukiah:

Websites for Ukiah ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ukiah ...

Looking for more information about Ukiah? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ukiah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ukiah.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Ukiah is also known as Ukiah City. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Ukiah.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ukiah refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ukiah may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ukiah.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ukiah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ukiah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ukiah or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ukiah) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ukiah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ukiah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ukiah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1500, Longitude: -123.2076     [Map].

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