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Coordinates: 40°27′14″N 124°03′13″W / 40.45389°N 124.05361°W / 40.45389; -124.05361

Stafford
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation 138 ft (42 m)

Stafford (formerly, Brown's Mill and Brown's Camp) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California. It is located on the south bank of the Eel River 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Scotia, at an elevation of 138 feet (42 m).

The town was founded in 1895 or 1896; the name honors Judge Cyrus G. Stafford. The name "Brown" honors Percy Brown, lumber mill owner. An attraction in the area was the Stafford Inn, a converted bunk house from Brown's mill. The inn was destroyed in a flood in 1964.

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