Rohnerville, California

Rohnerville (formerly, Eel River)[2] is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) southeast of Fortuna,[2] at an elevation of 197 feet (60 m).[1]

Old Town Rohnerville
Location in California
Rohnerville (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°34′01″N 124°08′08″W
CountryUnited States
CountyHumboldt County
Elevation197 ft (60 m)

The Eel River post office opened in 1857 and changed its name to Rohnerville in 1874 in honor of the town's founder, Henry Rohner.[2]

The town is now part of Fortuna, California.


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rohnerville has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

See also


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rohnerville, 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. 134. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. Climate Summary for Rohnerville, California

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