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Piercy is located in California
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Piercy is located in the United States
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Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
794 ft (242 m)

Piercy is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the South Fork of the Eel River, 9 miles (14 km) north-northwest of Leggett, at an elevation of 794 feet (242 m).

The first post office at Piercy opened in 1920. The name honors Sam Piercy, who settled there around 1900.


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Piercy has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.

Notable events

The town hosted the Jerry Garcia Band a number of times throughout the late 1980s to 1990, captured in the 2019 six-CD release titled Electric on the Eel.

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