Frank, California

Frank is a former settlement in Humboldt County, California.[1] It was located 6 east-northeast of Shelter Cove.[1] near the intersection of Shelter Cove Road and Chemise Mountain Road, about 1/10 of a mile south on Chemise Mountain Road on the east side of the road.

A post office operated at Frank from 1892 to 1903 and was located inside the McKee home.[1] The name honored Frank H. McKee, Sr., its first postmaster.[1] Frank McKee and his wife Arabelle "Belle" also ran a school from their home.


  1. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 141. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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