California Region Profiles

Discover 12 distinct regions
Explore the Golden State

REGIONS

12
Visit California
Regions


COUNTIES

58
Total Counties
in California

 


MUNICIPALITIES

482
Total Municipalities
in California

California is home to 12 distinct regions encompassing world-class cities and quaint small towns sprawling across deserts, valleys, beaches and mountains. While differing from one another in their climate, location and offerings, each is an important facet of the whole and contributes to the beautiful diversity that defines the Golden State. The individual profiles below provide a glimpse into what visitors can expect when traveling in the different regions along with helpful maps and contact information.