About Arcata, CA
Arcata, formerly Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay (northern) portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. At the 2010 census, Arcata’s population was 17,231. This college town, located 280 miles (450 km) north of San Francisco (via Highway 101), is home to Humboldt State University.
A special thanks to The Garden Gate for representing Arcata Main Street as their non-profit for February’s Arts! Arcata. We greatly appreciate your support and the contributions from the community. THANK YOU!