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A Century of

California Post Offices

1848-1954

 

 

 

Alameda

Created 28 March 1853, from Contra Costa and Santa Clara Area

 

 

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Ajax

20 Dec 1889

31 Jul 1890 “no papers”

Alameda

18 Apr 1854

 

Alden Fr North Temescal

06 Apr 1899

28 Feb 1900 M Oakland

Allendale

21 Feb 1903

30 Apr 1908 M Oakland

Altamont

28 Aug 1872

 

Alvarado

08 Aug 1853

 

Ann

09 Jun 1896

10 Oct 1896 M Livermore

Berkeley

23 Sep 1872

3 Jan 1877 to North Temescal

 

05 Jan 1877

 

Beulah Heights

20 May 1907

31 Jan 1911 M Oakland

Brays

15 Oct 1891

23 Jul 1892 To Fruitvale

Brooklyn

28 Aug 1855

13 Sep 1878 Sta Oakland

Centreville

03 Mar 1855

19 Dec 1893

Centerville

19 Dec 1893

 

*Contra Costa

06 Nov 1851

2 Mar 1855 To Oakland

Decoto

09 Jan 1871

2 Sep 1872

 

12 May 1875

 

Dimond

24 Nov 1891

30 Apr 1908 Sta Oakland

Dougherty's Station

15 Feb 1860

18 Jan 1896

Dougherty

18 Jan 1896

 29 Feb 1908 M Haywards

Edendale

17 Nov 1873

1 Jul 1875

*Elk Horn (?)

07 May 1852

17 Dec 1853

Elmhurst

12 Sep 1892

31 Oct 1911 Sta Oakland

Emeryville

27 May 1884

31 Jul 1908 Br Oakland

Encinal

31 Jan 1876

22 May 1877 To West End

Fitchburg

18 Sep 1908

31 Oct 1911 Sta Oakland

Fruitvale Fr Brays

23 Jul 1892

17 Jun 1895 M Oakland

 

16 Aug 1895

31 Dec 1906 Sta Oakland

Golden Gate Fr Klinknerville

29 May 1888

20 Feb 1895

Goldengate

20 Feb 1895

28 Feb 1900 M Oakland

Harrisburgh

15 Dec 1865

11 May 1885 To Warm Springs

Hayward Heath

09 Oct 1916

31 May 1918 M Hayward

Haywood

06 Jan 1860

21 Mar 1880 To Haywards

Haywards

22 Mar 1880

15 Jan 1911 to Hayward

Hayward

16 Jan 1911

 

Irving Fr Washington Corners

24 Mar 1884

15 Mar 1887 To Irvington

Irvington

15 Mar 1887

 

Klinknerville

05 Dec 1887

29 Mar 1888 To Golden Gate

Livermore Fr Nottingham

07 Jul 1870

 

*Livermore Ranch

28 Jul 1851

6 Jan 1853

Lorin

22 Mar 1882

1 Jul 1900 Sta Berkeley

Melita

29 Dec 1869

7 Jun 1871

Melrose

04 Jan 1881

12 Jan 1887 M Oakland

 

19 Feb 1887

30 Apr 1908 Sta Oakland

Midway

16 Feb 1870

31 Aug 1918

Mills Seminary

27 Feb 1879

7 Dec 1888

Mills College

07 Dec 1888

30 Jun 1936 Sta Oakland

†Mission San Jose

09 Apr 1850

 

Monte Vista

17 Apr 1865

2 Jan 1868

Mount Eden

25 Jun 1862

30 Apr 1953 M Hayward

 

01 Dec 1953

 

Newark

05 Aug 1878

20 Feb 1880

 

25 Mar 1880

 

Niles

08 Oct 1873

 

North Temescal Fr Berkeley

03 Jan 1877

6 Apr 1899 To Alden

Nottingham

15 Jan 1869

7 Jul 1870 To Livermore

Oakland Fr Contra Costa

02 Mar 1855

 

Peralta

11 Jun 1890

1 Jul 1900 M Berkeley

Piedmont

27 Jul 1901

31 May 1909 Sta Oakland

Pleasanton

04 Jun 1867

 

San Leandro

03 May 1853

31 Dec 1915 Br Oakland

 

01 Oct 1937

 

San Lorenzo

04 Apr 1854

 

Stockyards

17 Mar 1898

31 Jul 1909 M Oakland

Sunol

21 Jun 1871

11 Aug 1871 to Sunolglen

Sunol Glen (Sunolglen)

11 Aug 1871

16 Oct 1920 to Sunol

Sunol

16 Oct 1920

 

Tesla

11 Feb 1898

31 May 1915 M Livermore

†Union

06 Nov 1851

8 Aug 1853

Warm Springs Fr Harrisburgh (Warmsprings)

11 May 1885

 

Washington Corners

16 Jun 1870

24 Mar 1884 To Irving

West Berkeley

27 Sep 1875

1 Jul 1900 Sta Berkeley

West End Fr Encinal

22 May 1877

29 Jul 1891 M Alameda

West Oakland

27 Jan 1873

13 Sep 1878 Sta Oakland

 

 

*Established in Contra Costa County, into Alameda when created. Elk Horn may not have been in the area which went into Alameda County.

 

†Established in Santa Clara County, into Alameda when created.

 

 

 

Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Source: Frickstad, Walter N.,  A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954, Pages 1-3. Philatelic Research Society, Oakland, CA. 1955.


© 2012  Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

 





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