Loleta (formerly, Swauger and Swauger's Station) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California. It is located 5.5 miles (9 km) south of Fields Landing, at an elevation of 46 feet (14 m). Loleta is 15 miles south of Eureka. Most of the residents live in a central community. There are, however two separate Native American reservations on the rural outskirts of Table Bluff, California. The ZIP Code is 95551. The community is inside area code 707. The Swauger post office opened in 1888, changed its name to Loleta in 1898. The railroad reached here in 1883. The name Swauger honored Samuel A. Swauger, local landowner.