Welcome to Ukiah!

Ranked the “best small town in Northern California”, Ukiah offers its 16,000 inhabitants all the pleasures of a small town. While benefiting from the conveniences of quality living, top notch educational institutions and entrepreneurial opportunity, Ukiah’s residents enjoy abundant recreational activities. Whether you are raising a family or retiring into a comfortable lifestyle, Ukiah offers it all.

  • A spectrum of fine schools, from pre-schools to Mendocino Community College, public to private
  • A truly Californian array of recreation from hiking and swimming to bicycling and water sports.
  • The best public golf course in Northern California
  • 2.5 mile walking routes from the center of town
  • 5 miles to Lake Mendocino
  • 60 miles from the Pacific Coast; 110 from San Francisco

Distinctive local institutions, businesses and shops line the downtown streets: Ukiah Chamber of Commerce

  • Mendocino Brewing Company, the 6th largest craft brewer in California
  • Original and new wineries, many that pre-date the boutique growth in Ca wine
  • One of the first Buddhist monasteries built in the US with a school, 2 miles in Talmage, Mendocino County, CA
  • The Grace Carpenter Hudson House, the “Sun House”, a museum of the regional Pomo Indian artifacts and local history
  • A county seat with excellent job opportunities
  • Boutiques, bookshops and walking paths through town
  • Farmers Market and a wide spectrum of restaurants
  • Wineries of Ukiah: www.mendowine.com