Incorporated in 1876, Ukiah is located 100 miles north of San Francisco in the northern coastal region of California on U.S. Highway 101. Ukiah is centrally located between the Bay Area, Eureka and Sacramento. With the northern Coastal Mountains as a backdrop, Ukiah is situated in the fertile Yokayo Valley. Surrounded by rich grape vineyards and pear orchards, Ukiah is just over an hour drive from the Mendocino Coast and the coastal redwoods. The city of Ukiah has an approximate population of 15,497 residents.