Northern California is one of the four starting territories of the California Commonwealth, and one of two territories into which the former American state of California is divided.
- Cities and Towns: San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Yuba City, Reno, Colusa, Vallejo, Santa Rosa, San Jose, Salinas, Losa Banos, Fresno (5 hexes)
- Military Bases: None
- Landmarks: Golden Gate Bridge
- Geographic Features: Lake Tahoe, American River, Sacramento River