Arcata is a city located in Humboldt County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16,651. Arcata was the first city to pass a law effectively nullifying the USA PATRIOT Act in that city. The legality of this has not yet been tested.
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Wikipedia: Arcata, CaliforniaEncyclopedia article includes census data, recent history, geography, and a summary of Arcata's culture and politics.