Some of the cities, towns, and places in Mendocino County are Albion, Anchor Bay, Boonville, Branscomb, Brooktrails, Calpella, Caspar, Cleone, Comptche, Covelo, Coyote Valley Reservation, Dos Rios, Elk, Fort Bragg, Gualala, Guidiville Rancheria, Hopland, Hopland Rancheria, Inglenook, Laytonville, Laytonville Rancheria, Leggett, Little River, Longvale, Manchester, Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria, Mendocino, Navarro, Noyo, Old Hopland, Philo, Piercy, Pine Grove, Pinoleville Rancheria, Point Arena, Potter Valley, Redwood Valley, Redwood Valley Rancheria, Rockport, Round Valley Reservation, Sherwood Valley Rancheria, Talmage, Trinity County, Ukiah, Wanhala, Westport, Willits, Yorkville
Mendocino County is a county located on the North Coast of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 87,841. The county seat is Ukiah.Mendocino County consists wholly of the Ukiah, CA Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA) for the purposes of the U.S. Census Bureau. It is located approximately equidistant from the San Francisco Bay Area and California/Oregon border, separated from the Sacramento Valley to the east by the California Coast Ranges. While smaller areas of redwood forest are found further south, it is the southernmost California county to be included in the World Wildlife Fund's Pacific temperate rainforests ecoregion, the largest temperate rainforest ecoregion on the planet.The county is noted for its distinctive Pacific Ocean coastline, its location along California's "Lost Coast", Redwood forests, wine production, microbrews, and liberal views about the use of cannabis and support for its legalization. In 2009 it was estimated that roughly one-third of the economy was based on the cultivation of marijuana.The notable historic and recreational attraction of the "Skunk Train" connects Fort Bragg with Willits in Mendocino County via a steam-locomotive engine, along with other vehicles.