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Garberville is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. It is located on the South Fork of the Eel River 52mi south-southeast of Eureka, at an elevation of 535ft. The population was 913 at the 2010 United States Census. It is approximately 200mi north of San Francisco, California, and within a fifteen-minute drive to Humboldt Redwoods State Park and a sixty-minute drive to Eureka, the county seat. Garberville is the primary town in the area known as the Mateel Region, consisting of parts of the Mattole and Eel River watersheds in southern Humboldt and northern Mendocino counties.HistoryPrior to recorded history the area was populated by southern Sinkyone people.In 1853 a Spanish explorer, Antone Garcia, settled in the area near Town Gulch, which runs through modern-day Garberville. The first post office in Garberville opened in 1874. Jacob C. Garber the town postmaster later named the town after himself in 1879.GeographyGarberville is located at. The town is stretched out in a small forested valley bisected by U.S. Route 101, at an elevation of 535ft. The nearby King's Peak rises to 4087ft.
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