Cobb, California

Cobb is a census designated place (CDP) in Lake County, California, United States. Cobb is located 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Whispering Pines,[3] at an elevation of 2,631 feet (802 m).[2] The population was 1,778 at the 2010 census, up from 1,638 at the 2000 census.

For the nearby community formerly with this name, see Pine Grove, Lake County, California.
Census designated place in California, United States
Cobb, California

Location within Lake County
and the state of California
Coordinates:

38°49′20″N122°43′23″W

Country United States
State California
County Lake
Area

[1]
  Total 4.99 sq mi (12.92 km2)
  Land 4.98 sq mi (12.90 km2)
  Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.17%
Elevation

[2]
2,631 ft (802 m)
Population

 (2020)
  Total 1,295
  Density 260.04/sq mi (100.41/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
  Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95426
Area code 707
FIPS code 06-14302
GNIS feature ID 1658293

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The area is named for John Cobb, who settled in Cobb Valley in 1853.[4] The first post office at Cobb opened in 1911.[3]

Many of the community’s homes were destroyed in September 2015 by the Valley Fire.[5]

Cobb is located on State highway 175 at an elevation of 2,600 ft (790 m).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (13 km2), of which 99.83% of it is land and 0.17% is water. The ZIP code is 95426. Lake County borders Napa County to the southeast, Sonoma County to the southwest, Mendocino County to the west and northwest, Glenn County to the northeast and Colusa and Yolo Counties to the east.

The Geysers Geothermal Field is located just south of Cobb.

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cobb has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.[7]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,295
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

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