11 Legitimate Signs You Grew Up In Northern California

Anyone who’s explored California knows the north and south ends might as well be two different planets. If the Golden State makes you think more of Pacific Northwest pines than palm trees, then you might be from the majestic wonderland that is northern California. Whether you spent childhood crabbing off the Humboldt coast or learning to shred on the slopes of Tahoe, the north state will forever be a part of you. Here are eleven undeniable signs you grew up in northern California.

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Do you have a favorite indicator of your NorCal upbringing? Leave a comment telling us how people know you grew up in northern California!