Fort Bragg is a city located in coastal Mendocino County, California
along State Route 1, the major north-south highway along the Pacific Coast.
Fort Bragg is located 24 miles (39 km) west of Willits, at an elevation of
85 feet (26 m). Fort Bragg, listed as a California Historical Landmark, was
founded prior to the American Civil War as a military garrison rather than a
fortification. Fort Bragg is now a popular tourist destination due to its
picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged Northern California
coastline. The population was 7,273 at the 2010 census