Brainard, California

Brainard is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of Arcata,[2] at an elevation of 7 feet (2 m).[1]

The California Redwood Company mill in Brainard
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°48′43″N 124°06′37″W
CountryUnited States
CountyHumboldt County
Elevation7 ft (2 m)


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brainard, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 25. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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