Places

  • Fortuna is also known as: Humboldt County / Fortuna city.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Mel Berti, who took office September 23rd, 2016.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Molly Grundman (costume designer), and Justin Michael Duval (actor).

History

The population was 11,926 at the 2010 census, up from 10,497 at the 2000 census. Route 101. The settlement was originally called "Slide", for Slide Hill, in 1874. Named for the slide that was a fixture on the northeast side of the Eel River and the southwest portion of Christian Ridge just to the northwestern edge of town. But, in 1875, the name was changed to "Springville" during the construction of the Springville Mill, a lumber and saw mill for the nearby redwood forests, named so because of the numerous springs in the area. The mill was being built by the Springville Mill Company, and its owners Henry Rohner (namesake of neighboring Rohnerville), Alexander Masson, M. N. Weber and G. F. Gushaw. Springville was originally a company town (belonging to the Springville Mill) and the few people that resided there all worked for the mill. By the late 1870s, Springville was large enough to warrant a post office, but there already existed...

The official website for the city of Fortuna is http://friendlyfortuna.com/.

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Fortuna Obituaries

It was reported by The Mail Tribune on December 1st, 2015 that Robert Lee McGahuey passed on in Medford, Oregon.  McGahuey was 80 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Lee's life.

It was written by The Herald on May 9th, 2015 that Eric D Leifer passed on in Edmonds, Washington.  Leifer was 56 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Eric D's life.

It was disclosed by The Mail Tribune on July 18th, 2014 that Leland "Lee" Giacomini perished in Oregon.  Giacomini was 91 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Leland "Lee"'s life.

It was written by Tri-City Herald on March 14th, 2014 that Pauline Virginia Culley passed on in Richland, Washington.  Culley was 90 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Pauline Virginia's life.

It was noted on November 17th, 2013 that Allan Laurence Strom passed away in Fortuna, California.  Strom was 82 years old and was born in Glasston, ND.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Allan Laurence's life.

It was written on October 9th, 2013 that Crystal Louise "Cricket" Prince (Pantel) passed on in Sierra Vista, Arizona.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Crystal Louise "Cricket"'s life.

It was noted by The Herald on July 27th, 2013 that Paul Andrew Jr Snell perished in Everett, Washington.  Snell was 71 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Paul Andrew Jr's life.

It was written by The Herald on July 27th, 2013 that Paul Andrew Jr Snell passed away in Washington.  Snell was 71 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Paul Andrew Jr's life.

It was written by The Herald on June 22nd, 2013 that Paul Snell perished in Washington.  Snell was 71 years old and was born in Fortuna, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Paul's life.

It was revealed by The Half Moon Bay Review and Pescadero Pebble on December 5th, 2012 that Jack Canadas died in Fortuna, California.  Canadas was 63 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jack's life.

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Funeral Homes in Fortuna

Paul's Chapel

Paul’s Chapel has served North Coast families since 1875, providing the highest quality funeral, cremation and cemetery services. Over the years,our commitment to the community has remained unchanged, and our dedicated and caring service...

Pierce Chapel Pierce Mortuary Chapels

The Pierce Mortuary Chapels firm began in Old Town Eureka in 1875 when Walter Pierce, a local carpenter, entered the undertaking business. Pierce Mortuary Chapels is a merger of Paul’s Chapel of the Redwoods and Pierce Mortuary.

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Fortuna Cemetery District
3315 Newburg Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
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Goble's Fortuna Mortuary
560 12th St
Fortuna, CA 95540

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