Capetown Tourism

Capetown (formerly, Gas Jet and False Cape) is a locality in Humboldt County, California. It is located on the Bear River 3 miles (5 km) northeast of Cape Mendocino, at an elevation of 49 feet (15 m). The Gas Jet post office operated from 1868 to 1876. The name referred to escaping gas from an oil well. The False Cape post office opened in 1870, changed the name to Capetown in 1879, and closed for good in 1937. Capetown is the westernmost settlement in the state of California.


Capetown in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. Tour packages of Capetown are of 1 to 2 days duration.

  • How safe is Capetown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Capetown.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.09 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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