Orleans (formerly, New Orleans Bar and Orleans Bar) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California. It is located 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Weitchpec, at an elevation of 404 feet (123 m). The ZIP Code is 95556. Originally known as New Orleans Bar, it was renamed Orleans Bar in 1855, when it became the county seat of the now-defunct Klamath County, California. The community is in the ZIP code of 95556 and the area code 530. The Orleans post office opened in 1857.