Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, California

Fort Bragg: City in Mendocino County, California (United States)


Fort Bragg is a city located in the county of Mendocino in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,273 and a population density of 1,009 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,222 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1889.

Quick Facts about Fort Bragg

Population : 7,222 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Mendocino County
Different from : Fort Bragg
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 95437
Phone Area Codes : 707
Area : 7.21 km2
Official name : City of Fort Bragg
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Continent : North America
Named for : Braxton Bragg
Altitude : 279 feet / 85 meters
Establishment : August 08, 1889 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 09:00:31 (28th March 2023)
Density : 1,002 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.71% (2010-2020)
Fort Bragg locator map
Location of Fort Bragg on California map.
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Fort Bragg California aerial view
Fort Bragg California aerial view image


Fort Bragg is located at 39°26'45"N 123°48'19"W (39.4457200, -123.8052900).

Fort Bragg map


According to census records, the population of Fort Bragg decreased by 0.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,273 - census
2011 7,277 0.05% estimation process
2012 7,279 0.03% estimation process
2013 7,268 -0.15% estimation process
2014 7,283 0.21% estimation process
2015 7,277 -0.08% estimation process
2016 7,291 0.19% estimation process
2017 7,308 0.23% estimation process
2018 7,347 0.53% estimation process
2019 7,291 -0.77% estimation process
2020 7,222 -0.96% estimation process

Fort Bragg zip code is 95437. County name: Mendocino, County fips: 06045

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People born in Fort Bragg (13)

People born in Fort Bragg, including professional wrestling commentator, professional wrestling referee, and restaurateur Jim Ross, football end Al Norgard, football player Bob Celeri, .


  • Gregory E. Pyle (American politician) he was born in 25/04/1949
  • John DeSilva (American baseball player) he was born in 30/09/1967
  • Les Munns (American baseball player) he was born in 01/12/1908
  • Ray Peterson (American football player (1913-1999)) he was born in 27/06/1913
  • Zack Stentz (American screenwriter and film producer) he was born in 01/01/1969
  • James Cahill (art historian) he was born in 13/08/1926
  • David Anthony Klarner (American mathematician, author, and educator) he was born in 10/10/1940
  • Robert L. Usinger (American entomologist) he was born in 24/10/1912
  • Charles L. Metten (professor of theater) he was born in 07/09/1927
  • Misty Franklin Buchanan (American botanist and botanical collector (1975— )) she was born in 01/01/1975

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Bragg, CA

Code Name Address Type
LTV Laytonville, California 44900 Highway 101 BUS
WTS Willits, California 200 E. Commercial Street BUS
LEG Leggett, California 69501 Highway 101 North BUS
UKH Ukiah, California 711 East Perkins Street BUS
GBV Garberville, California 924 Redwood Drive BUS

Post offices near Fort Bragg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Bragg Post Office Fort Bragg (CA) 95437
Mendocin Post Office Mendocino (CA) 95460
Little River Post Office Little River (CA) 95456
Albion Post Office Albion (CA) 95410
Comptch Post Office Comptche (CA) 95427

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Fort Bragg , North Carolina United States Army installation; census designated place in North Carolina with a population of 29,183 people.

Other cities in Mendocino County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mendocino County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Ukiah 15,883 City in Mendocino County, California
Willits 4,831 City in California, USA
Laytonville 1,227 Census-designated place in Mendocino County, California
Talmage 1,130 Census-designated place in Mendocino County, California
Point Arena 453 City in California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Bragg distances to largest California cities