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Point Arena

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Lighthouses · Wildlife Areas · Beaches
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Point Arena is located 32mi west of Hopland, at an elevation of 118ft. The population was 449 at the 2010 census, down from 474 at the 2000 census, making it one of the smallest incorporated cities in the state. Its main street comprises part of State Route 1, California's coastal artery. Along with a number of other Mendocino County coastal communities, Point Arena is associated with the hippie and subsequent counterculture groups. Reportedly, the economy is largely geared toward servicing the summertime tourist industry. The City is near the headquarters of the tribal lands of Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria. The City is adjacent to the recently formed Point Arena Stornetta Public Lands National Monument. Hiking Trails can be accesses at the Point Arena City Hall Parking. Spectacular coastal prairie and ocean views await. Of special note is Arena Cove and pier with huge ocean front bluffs showing power of the interface of the Tectonic plates.Geography and environmentThe City of Point Arena is located at. It is in USPS ZIP code 95468.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4sqmi, all of it land.
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