Ukiah is the county seat and largest city of Mendocino County, California. With its accessible location (along the U.S. Route 101 corridor several miles south of CA 20), Ukiah serves as the city center for Mendocino County and much of neighboring Lake County. In 1996, Ukiah was ranked the #1 best small town to live in California and the sixth-best place to live in the United States.
Ukiah has a temperate Mediterranean climate and is known for wine production. The Ukiah vicinity is now home to some of the most prestigious wine labels in the nation, including Fetzer, Fife, Parducci, Frey, and Bonterra. Ukiah vintners are known for innovating with organic and sustainable practices.
Median Age 35
Average Age of Homes 30
Average Sale Price 2009 $266,445
Other Communities located in the Ukiah area:
Redwood Valley, Talmage, Calpella, Potter Valley, Anderson Valley, Yorkville