Gans (also, Gaus) is a former settlement in Humboldt County, California. It was located 13 miles (21 km) south of Orick.
Latitude: 41.27623 Longitude: -124.00479
The Gaus post office opened in 1887, changed its name to Gans in 1888, moved several times, and closed for good in 1904. It was named for George W. Gans, a local landowner.