Rosewood, Humboldt County, California

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Coordinates: 40°46′04″N 124°09′56″W / 40.76778°N 124.16556°W / 40.76778; -124.16556

Unincorporated community
Rosewood is located in California
Location in California
Rosewood is located in the US
Rosewood (the US)
Coordinates: 40°46′04″N 124°09′56″W / 40.76778°N 124.16556°W / 40.76778; -124.16556
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 131 ft (40 m)

Rosewood (formerly, Stumpville) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 1 mi (1.6 km) south of Eureka, at an elevation of 131 feet (40 m).[1]

The Stumpville post office opened in 1930, changed its name to Rosewood in 1941, and closed for good in 1955.[2] The entire area became part of unincorporated Eureka, California


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rosewood, Humboldt County, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 134. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.