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Petrolia (formerly, New Jerusalem and Petrolea) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Cape Mendocino, at an elevation of 121 feet (37 m), within ZIP Code 95558, and area code 707. Petrolia was the site of the first oil well drilled in California.
It was noted by Marin Independent Journal on January 15th, 2017 that Lorraine "Rainie" Joses (Clark) passed away in Petrolia, California. Ms. Joses was 89 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lorraine "Rainie"'s life.
It is located in the Mattole Valley, also known as the Lost Coast region for its proximity to the Lost Coast Wilderness area, one of the largest wilderness areas and the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline in the continental United States. The Lost Coast is named because of its position on the rocky, treacherous coastline and King Range of mountains that isolate this area from mainland California and continue to leave the area almost completely undeveloped. Petrolia is a small unincorporated area town located in Humboldt County, California with an estimated population of 300-500 people. . .
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