Calpella is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the Russian River 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Ukiah, at an elevation of 682 feet (208 m). It is within the Ukiah Valley where U.S. Route 101 and State Route 20 intersect. The small town is the site of the Mendocino Redwood Company mill and offices, which controls ten percent of the private land in the county.
The ZIP Code is 95418. The community is inside area code 707.
In the state legislature Calpella is located in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Pat Wiggins, and in the 1st Assembly District, represented by Democrat Patty Berg. Federally, Calpella is located in California's 1st congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +10 and is represented by Democrat Mike Thompson.