|Subcounty of Eureka|
|— Subcounty —|
|Region||Eureka Metropolitan Area|
|Incorporated||September 12, 2012|
|•Total||78.80 sq mi (10,495.2 km2)|
|•Land||78.80 sq mi (9,252.7 km2)|
|•Water||479.74 sq mi (1,242.5 km2)|
|•Density||78/sq mi (155/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific Standard Time(UTC-8)|
|•Summer (DST)||Pacific Daylight Time(UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||707, 660|
Eureka County is a subcounty in the U.S. state of California, located on the Eureka Metropolitan Area 200 miles north of San Francisco. According to 2010 Census Data, the subcounty’s population was 55,623. Its primary population centers of Eureka, the county seat and site of College of the Redwoods main campus, and Greenside Park, a CDP within the city limits of Eureka, and home to the 30 Express Lanes.
Major Highways Edit
U.S. Route 101
State Route 30
State Route 200
State Route 211
State Route 255
State Route 299
Eureka International Airport is located in McKinleyville (north of Arcata). Commercial flights are available. Other (general aviation) airports are located at Dinsmore, Garberville, Kneeland, Murray Field (Eureka) and Rohnerville (Fortuna).
the 2 only published newspapers are the Eureka Bee and Times Standard, Eureka Bee only serves the Eureka Metropolitan Area, and its a online newspaper, and Times-Standard serves the Eureka Metropolitan Area and the North Coast.
Eureka County's locally produced television stations, KIEM and KEET, are based in Eureka. KIEM produces the only local TV newscast for Humboldt County, while KEET is the only PBS station in the region. Univision, CBS and Fox affiliates KVIQ KEUV, and KBVU, the latter a semi-satellite of KCVU, are based in Chico and ABC affiliate KAEF, a semi-satellite of KRCR-TV, is based in Redding. In previous decades all major networks had production capacity in Eureka.
For-profit stations include KFMI, KRED, KXGO, KHUM, KSLG, KWPT andKATA. Non-profit stations include the Hoopa Tribe's KIDE, Redway's KMUD,Humboldt State University-based KHSU and KRFH and Jefferson Public Radio's KNHM and KNHT.