- Weitchpec, California
Weitchpec — Unincorporated community — Coordinates: Country United States State California County Humboldt County Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Weitchpec (formerly, Durkee's Ferry and Weitchpec Bar) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California, United States. It is located 35 miles (56 km) northeast of Eureka, at an elevation of 361 feet (110 m). The ZIP Code is 95546.
Weitchpec was originally the site of a Yurok village. The name Durkee's Ferry recalls Clark W. Durkee, who operated a ferry at the place in 1851. In 1855, a temporary Federal post called Camp Strowbridge was established at Weitchpec, it was later called Fort Wool. A post office operated at Weitchpec from 1858 to 1860 and from 1891 to 1962.
Today Weitchpec features Pearson's Grocery, a small store/gas station; the Yurok Tribal Office and Community Center; and Weitchpec Elementary School.
- ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Weitchpec, California
- ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 165. ISBN 9781884995149.
- ^ USPS ZIP Code lookup tool
- ^ USGS Map "Weitchpec Quadrangle, 1997" 7.5 min. series
Municipalities and communities of Humboldt County, California Cities CDPs
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Alton | Bayside | Blocksburg | Bracut | Brainard | Briceland | Bridgeville | Bucksport | Calville | Carlotta | Crannell | Dinsmore | Elk River | Englewood | Fairhaven | Fernbridge | Fort Seward | Freshwater | Freshwater Corners | Fruitland | Glendale | Holmes | Honeydew | Hoopa | Johnsons | King Salmon | Kneeland | Korbel | Maple Creek | Metropolitan | Moonstone | Orleans | Patricks Point | Pepperwood | Petrolia | Pine Hill | Port Kenyon | Ridgewoods Heights | Riverside Park | Rohnerville | Rosewood | Shively | Stafford | Sunny Brae | Weitchpec | Westhaven | Whitethorn
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