Petrolia in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California's First Drilled Oil Wells
Erected 1955 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Eureka Oil Information Committee and the Western Oil and Gas Association. (Marker Number 543.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 40° 19.463′ N, 124° 17.225′ W. Marker is in Petrolia, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Front Street east of Sherman Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petrolia CA 95558, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cape Mendocino Lighthouse (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Pacific Lumber Company (approx. 14.7 miles away); Scotia Museum (approx. 14.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.