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A Century of

California Post Offices

1848-1954

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAN BENITO COUNTY

Created 12 February 1874 from Monterey Area

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

*Aromas

19 May 1894

From and into Monterey Co.

Beckett

15 May 1886

21 May 1887 M Emmett

Bitter Water (Bitterwater)

15 Jan 1878

24 Nov 1888

 

17 Dec 1888

14 Sep 1907 M Lonoak

Cienega

24 Apr 1901

Rescinded 12 Jun 1901

Cinnabar

24 Feb 1875

15 Nov 1882 M Hollister

Cleveland

05 Dec 1893

Into Merced Co.

Cook

30 Mar 1894

16 Nov 1924 to Pinnacles

Elvina

09 Mar 1885

13 Dec 1886 to Mulberry

†Emmett

10 Aug 1873

30 Jun 1908 M Paicines

Erie

19 Jun 1874

7 Dec 1892 to Hernandez

Grogan Fr Tres Pinos

04 Aug 1874

19 Oct 1874 to Pacicines

Hernandez Fr Erie

07 Dec 1892

15 Jul 1936 M San Benito

†Hollister

15 Jan 1869

 

Idria

22 Dec 1894

15 Nov 1934 M Pacicines

 

30 Jan 1938

 

Llanada

03 Jul 1891

15 Jan 1929 M Paicines

Lonetree

12 May 1900

15 Aug 1911 M Hollister

 

17 Nov 1922

Rescinded

*Lonoak

23 Nov 1885

30 Nov 1954 M King City

Mulberry Fr Elvina

13 Dec 1886

15 Aug 1917 M Paicines

‡New Indria

22 Mar 1869

10 Oct 1894 M Panoche

Paicines Fr Grogan

19 Oct 1874

 

Panoche

17 Jan 1870

15 Apr 1915 M Llanada

*Peach Tree

20 Jan 1873

14 Jul 1873

 

23 Jul 1873

Into Monterey Co.

Picacho

24 Mar 1869

17 May 1876

 

04 Oct 1876

16 Aug 1880

Pinerock

17 Jul 1888

27 Sep 1893

 

07 Jul 1894

8 Aug 1911 M San Benito

Pinnacles Fr Cook

16 Nov 1924

31 Jul 1953 M Paicines

Platea

12 Sep 1879

8 Dec 1880

*Priest Valley

14 Dec 1882

Into Monterey Co.

Rex

05 Sep 1892

28 Feb 1900 M Hernandez

†San Benito

05 Nov 1869

 

†San Juan

28 Jul 1851

16 Nov 1905 to San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista

16 Nov 1905

 

*Slack Canyon

10 Feb 1873

Into Monterey Co.

Tres Pinos

24 Jan 1871

4 Aug 1874 to Grogan

 

10 Aug 1874

 

 

 

*See notes under Monterey County.

Estabalished in Monterey County; into San Benito when created.

‡See note under Fresno County.

 

 

 

 

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

Created 26 April 1853 from Los Angeles Area

 

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Adahi

01 Nov 1934

30 Sep 1935 M Twin Peaks

Adelanto

16 Oct 1916

 

Alessandro

18 Jan 1888

Into Riverside Co.

Alta Loma Fr Iomosa

18 Apr 1913

 

Amboy

21 Dec 1903

Rescinded 14 June 1904

 

14 Oct 1904

 

Apple Valley

16 Apr 1949

 

Arlington

15 Jun 1881

23 Nov 1882 M Riverside

Arlington Place

15 Oct 1891

Into Riverside Co.

Arrow Bear

31 Dec 1927

14 Jul 1928 to Arrowbear Lake

Arrowbear Lake

14 Jul 1928

31 May 1929 M Running Springs

 

19 Jun 1931

 

Arrowhead

17 Oct 1895

30 Apr 1906 M San Bernardino

Arrow Head (Arrowhead) Springs

13 May 1887

13 Jul 1895

 

07 Feb 1906

14 Jun 1924

 

03 Jan 1925

30 Jun 1942 M San Bernardino

Atolia

10 May 1906

15 Aug 1922

 

10 Nov 1927

31 Jul 1944 M Randsburg

Avawatz Fr Crackerjack

13 Aug 1908

15 Dec 1910 M Silver Lake

Bagdad

31 May 1889

15 Dec 1921

 

28 Oct 1922

30 Apr 1923 M Amboy

Bairdstown

01 Feb 1875

28 Sep 1875

Baker Fr Silver Lake

00 Feb 1933

 

Baldwin Lake

17 Aug 1916

31 Jul 1917

 

10 Jun 1924

19 Sep 1931 M Big Bear City

Banning

11 Oct 1877

14 Sep 1880

 

21 Oct 1880

Into Riverside Co.

Barnwell Fr Manvel

21 Feb 1907

15 Apr 1915 M Goffs

Barstow

15 May 1886

 

Baxter

06 Jun 1914

31 Mar 1919 M Yermo

 

21 Jun 1923

15 Jun 1926 M Crucero

Bear Lake

30 Aug 1924

30 Nov 1931 M Pineknot

Beaumont Fr San Gorgonia

09 Sep 1886

Into Riverside Co.

Bell Mountain

01 Jun 1953

 

Big Bear City Fr Van Duesen

16 Mar 1928

 

Big Bear Lake Fr Pine Knot

01 Oct 1938

 

Big Bear Park

30 Jul 1934

31 Aug 1945 M Big Bear City

Blake

24 Aug 1896

8 Nov 1911 to Goffs

Bloomington

14 Jul 1892

 

Blue Jay

17 Jun 1924

 

Blythe Juncton

05 Nov 1910

30 Sep 1916 M Blythe

Borate

07 Jul 1896

14 Dec 1907 M Daggett

Borosolvay

13 Aug 1917

31 May 1921 M Trona

Brynmawr (Bryn Mawr)

22 Jan 1895

 

Burcham

13 Jan 1893

15 Sep 1898 to Summit

Burris

08 Dec 1908

30 Jul 1910 M Mentone

Cadiz

31 Jul 1939

 

Cajon

20 Feb 1889

31 Aug 1918

 

06 Dec 1919

31 Dec 1944 M San Bernardino

Calico

18 May 1882

30 Nov 1898 M Daggett

Calzona

29 Oct 1909

15 Sep 1914 M Vidal

Camp Angelus

21 Mar 1924

31 Jul 1943 M Mentone

Camp Baldy

23 Apr 1913

1 Jul 1951 to Mt. Baldy

Cedar Glen

18 Mar 1939

 

Cedarpines Park

29 Apr 1927

15 Apr 1943

 

16 Aug 1946

 

Chino

28 Jul 1873

16 Mar 1887

 

09 Nov 1887

 

Chubbuck

06 May 1938

31 Aug 1950 M Cadiz

Cima

26 Dec 1905

 

Colton

22 May 1876

 

Columbia Mines

03 Sep 1901

15 Nov 1902 M Manvel

Coyate

24 Oct 1879

5 Oct 1880

Crackerjack

26 Feb 1907

13 Aug 1908 to Avawatz

Crafton Retreat

03 Jun 1886

16 Apr 1887 M Lugonia

Craftonville

04 Aug 1892

15 Oct 1920 M Mentone

Crestline Fr Skyline Heights

05 Sep 1919

 

Crest Park

16 Sep 1949

 

Cross Roads

30 Jul 1935

 

Crucero

18 Apr 1911

30 Jun 1917

 

11 Nov 1922

25 May 1943 M Kelso

Crutts

21 Apr 1916

31 Aug 1922 M Barstow

Cucamonga

23 Mar 1864

 

Daggett

12 Apr 1883

 

Dale

19 Nov 1896

30 Oct 1915 M Amboy

Danaher

23 Apr 1893

7 Jun 1893 M San Bernardino

Danby

10 Sep 1898

30 May 1900

 

24 May 1901

31 Dec 1913 M Goffs

Declez

22 Dec 1900

15 Sep 1913 M Bloomington

Declezville

18 Dec 1888

4 Nov 1898 M Colton

Del Rosa (Delrosa)

16 Jun 1893

29 Jun 1901

 

09 Feb 1903

 

Desert

28 Mar 1881

17 Dec 1883

 

30 Jun 1908

15 Nov 1927 M Brighton

Desert Springs

16 Feb 1949

 

Devore

07 Mar 1908

30 Jun 1930 M San Bernardino

Doble

27 Jul 1900

31 Aug 1906 M Victorville

Dunbar

17 Oct 1912

31 May 1914 M Lanfair

Earp

04 Jan 1930

 

East Highlands

11 Nov 1892

29 Jun 1901

 

02 Jan 1902

 

East Riverside

26 Jun 1888

Into Riverside Co.

El Casco

03 Apr 1888

Into Riverside Co.

El Mirage Fr Gray Mountain

17 Apr 1917

28 Feb 1923

 

02 May 1927

15 May 1934 M Adelanto

Essex

21 May 1932

 

Eswena

29 Jul 1892

27 Apr 1893 M Cucamonga

Etiwanda

09 Oct 1883

 

Fallsvale

25 Nov 1929

 

Fawnskin Fr Oso Grande

18 May 1918

 

Fenner

24 Feb 1892

11 Jul 1893

 

17 Jan 1902

Rescinded 25 Nov 1902

 

05 Oct 1905

 

Fontana

05 Aug 1914

 

Forest Home

01 May 1906

 

Fredalba

08 Feb 1896

15 Jun 1915

 

29 Jul 1920

29 Feb 1924 M San Bernardino

Geiger

25 Mar 1908

Rescinded

Glenn Ranch

08 Aug 1921

1 Dec 1953 to Lytle Creek

Goffs

25 Mar 1893

3 Mar 1894 M Needles

Fr Blake

08 Nov 1911

15 Jan 1932 M Fenner

Goldbridge

15 May 1917

15 Aug 1918 M Barstow

Gold Park

11 Jan 1908

Rescinded 29 Jul 1908

Grapeland Fr Hesperides

08 Feb 1889

31 Dec 1895 M Etiwanda

Gray Mountain

27 Oct 1913

17 Apr 1917 to El Mirage

Green Valley Lake

17 May 1939

 

Guasti

16 Jul 1910

 

Halleck

03 Jan 1881

1 May 1925 to Oro Grande

Hart

30 Apr 1908

31 Dec 1915 M Goffs

Hawley

25 Jun 1883

10 Dec 1883

 

09 Apr 1884

13 Oct 1888 M Daggett

Helendale Fr Judson

30 Sep 1918

 

Hesperia

25 Feb 1888

 

Hesperides

02 Oct 1888

8 Feb 1889 to Grapeland

Highland Fr Messina

29 Aug 1898

 

Hinkley

16 Mar 1908

 

Hodge Fr Palliser

30 Oct 1925

31 May 1941 M Barstow

Ibis

21 Dec 1904

15 Jul 1908 M Needles

Idlewild

21 Aug 1890

12 Jul 1895

 

07 Oct 1896

30 Jun 1897 M San Bernardino

Incline

18 Jun 1907

4 Apr 1910 to Skyland Heights

Iomosa

23 Apr 1895

18 Apr 1913 to Alta Loma

Ivanpah

17 Jun 1878

24 Apr 1899 to Rosalie

 

12 Aug 1903

31 May 1906 M Manvel

Fr Leastalk

10 Oct 1914

 

Joshua Tree

16 Jul 1946

 

Judson

08 Dec 1909

30 Sep 1918 to Helendale

Keenbrook

07 Feb 1894

16 Aug 1894

 

27 Sep 1910

31 May 1921 M Cajon

Kelso

20 May 1905

 

Kingston

27 May 1924

14 May 1938 M Goodsprings, Nev.

Klinefelter

08 May 1894

10 May 1895 M Needles

Kramer

20 Dec 1896

31 Aug 1911

 

02 Mar 1912

30 Nov 1918 M Hinkley

Lacey

07 Dec 1897

Rescinded 11 Feb 1898

Lake Arrowhead Fr Sagital

29 Apr 1922

 

Lanfair

21 Sep 1912

31 Jan 1927 M Goffs

Lavic

2 Sep 1902

Rescinded 23 May 1903

 

04 Jun 1904

31 Aug 1909 M Stagg

Leastalk

01 Jun 1906

30 Dec 1911

 

11 Apr 1912

10 Oct 1914 to Ivanpah

Little Bear Lake

16 Feb 1917

24 Feb 1922 to Sagital

Lockhart

01 Jan 1953

 

Lomalinda

14 Jan 1901

7 Jun 1905 M Redlands

Loma Linda

01 Jul 1908

 

Lucerne Valley

09 Sep 1912

 

Ludlow Fr Stagg

15 Sep 1926

 

Lugo

02 Apr 1917

30 Apr 1924 M Hesperia

Lugonia

05 Sep 1882

28 Sep 1888 M Redlands

Lytle Creek Fr Glenn Ranch

01 Dec 1953

 

Manvel

30 Mar 1893

4 Aug 1893

 

03 Oct 1893

21 Feb 1907 to Barnwell

Marida

04 Oct 1893

21 Mar 1895 to Verdemont

(Change Rescinded)

13 Jun 1895

18 Jun 1895 M San Bernardino

Maruba

27 Aug 1915

15 Mar 1926 M Lanfair

Mentone

15 May 1891

 

Messina

26 May 1887

29 Aug 1898 to Highland

Minnelusa

31 May 1928

30 Jun 1940 M Fawnskin

Minneola

17 Apr 1896

5 May 1897 M Daggett

Moonlake

24 Oct 1929

1 May 1939 to Switzerland

Moreno

19 Feb 1891

Into Riverside Co.

Morongo Valley

01 Jul 1947

 

Mound Station

15 May 1876

11 May 1877

Mountain Pass

15 Jun 1929

31 Mar 1932 M Nipton

Mt. Baldy Fr Camp Baldy

01 Jul 1951

 

Nantan

10 Mar 1887

10 Dec 1890 M Ivanpah

Needles

28 Aug 1883

 

Newberry

11 Mar 1899

Rescinded 15 Jun 1899

Fr Water

15 May 1924

 

Nipton

05 Oct 1905

30 Oct 1909

 

16 Sep 1911

30 Jun 1919 M Desert

 

01 May 1923

 

North Cucamonga

28 Sep 1888

31 Aug 1923 M Cucamonga

North Ontario

10 Sep 1887

21 Mar 1902 to Upland

Ontario

19 Feb 1883

 

Oro Grande Fr Halleck

01 May 1925

 

Osdick

14 Feb 1922

14 Sep 1929 to Red Mountain

Oso Grande

22 Mar 1918

18 May 1918 to Fawnskin

Paliser

05 Aug 1914

30 Oct 1925 to Hodge

Parker Dam

05 Dec 1935

31 Jan 1939 M Cross Roads

 

24 Jan 1940

 

Patton

06 Aug 1897

 

Phelan

25 Nov 1916

 

Pine Knot

01 Jul 1912

31 Aug 1913

 

03 Oct 1916

1 Oct 1938 to Big Bear Lake

Pinelake

15 Dec 1891

15 Dec 1905 M Redlands

Pioneertown

16 Mar 1950

 

Providence

05 Jun 1882

3 May 1892 M Needles

Reche

03 May 1883

13 Sep 1888 M Colton

Redlands

05 Nov 1887

 

Red Mountain Fr Osdick

14 Sep 1929

 

Reservoir

08 Feb 1892

24 Aug 1892 M Pinelake

Rialto

10 Jan 1888

 

Rice

01 Mar 1933

31 May 1943 M Earp

 

01 Jul 1946

 

Richie

03 Apr 1883

27 Apr 1883 “No papers”

Rimforest

01 Jan 1949

 

Rincon

12 Dec 1870

24 Aug 1874

 

19 Nov 1887

Into Riverside Co.

Riverside

12 Jun 1871

Into Riverside Co.

Rochester

22 Sep 1890

31 Jan 1911 M North Cucamonga

Rock Springs

08 Jan 1866

6 Dec 1866

Rosalie Fr Ivanpah

24 Apr 1899

31 Jul 1900 M Manvel

Rosemine

04 Apr 1899

15 Feb 1900 M Victor

Rosena

28 Jul 1893

20 Sep 1901 M Rialto

Running Springs

25 Apr 1927

 

Sagital Fr Little Bear Lake

24 Feb 1922

29 Apr 1922 to Lake Arrowhead

San Antonio

09 Mar 1891

14 Oct 1905 M Upland

San Bernardino

03 Sep 1852

 

San Gargonia

21 Aug 1879

23 May 1881

San Gorgonia

14 Apr 1884

9 Sep 1886 to Beaumont

San Gorgonio

29 Jun 1868

25 Apr 1870

San Salvadore

17 Nov 1873

21 Feb 1876

 

08 Oct 1878

3 Nov 1879

 

02 May 1883

17 Nov 1886 M San Bernardino

Sevenoaks

23 Apr 1894

30 Mar 1899 M Redlands

 

24 Jan 1925

 

Siam

07 Apr 1906

28 Feb 1907 M Danby

Silver Lake

27 Mar 1907

Feb 1933 to Baker

Skinner

18 Aug 1894

Rescinded 5 Nov 1894

Skyforest

27 Sep 1928

 

Skyland Heights Fr Incline

04 Apr 1910

5 Sep 1919 to Crestline

Slaterange

27 Apr 1900

14 Dec 1901 M Johannesburg

South Riverside

11 Aug 1887

Into Riverside Co.

Stagg

15 Feb 1902

15 Sep 1926 to Ludlow

Stedman

28 Mar 1904

30 Nov 1907 M Stagg

Stonewall

28 May 1873

1 Aug 1876

Sugarloaf

01 Jan 1947

 

Summit Fr Burcham

15 Sep 1898

30 Apr 1901

 

13 Aug 1901

31 Jun 1910 M Cajon

 

05 Feb 1915

 

Switzerland Fr Moonlake

01 May 1939

30 Sep 1941 M Crestline

Tecopa

24 May 1877

Into Inyo Co.

 

19 Jun 1880

23 May 1881

Temescal

12 Feb 1861

12 Nov 1861

 

29 Oct 1874

Into Riverside Co.

Terra Alta

03 Mar 1893

Rescinded 10 May 1893

Trona

27 Mar 1914

 

Twenty Nine Palms

28 Oct 1927

 

Twin Peaks

29 Jul 1916

 

Ulmer

14 Nov 1888

6 Feb 1890 M Barstow

Upland Fr North Ontario

21 Mar 1902

 

Vanderbilt

01 Feb 1893

31 Mar 1900 M Manvel

Van Duesen

01 Oct 1927

16 Mar 1928 to Big Bear

Verdemont Fr Marida

25 Mar 1895

Rescinded 13 Jun 1895

 

19 Sep 1922

30 Apr 1924 M Devore

Victor

10 Apr 1886

24 Sep 1903 to Victorville

Victorville

24 Sep 1903

 

Vidal

19 Mar 1910

 

Viento

22 May 1903

15 Apr 1910 M Bloomington

Vontrigger

07 May 1907

15 Oct 1913 M Dunbar

Wagner

12 Oct 1911

9 Jul 1919 to Water

Water Fr Wagner

09 Jul 1919

15 May 1924 to Newberry

Waterman

25 Oct 1881

19 Apr 1887 M Barstow

Watson

19 Feb 1883

25 Jul 1883 M Calico

Westend

11 Oct 1919

 

Whipple

24 Apr 1935

15 Jul 1935 M Earp

Wild

12 Mar 1928

15 Oct 1931 M Helendale

Wild Rose

23 May 1907

Rescinded

Wrightwood

27 Sep 1928

 

Yermo

21 Oct 1905

 

Yucaipa

08 Jun 1893

25 Jan 1896 M Redlands

 

25 Feb 1908

 

Yucca Valley

15 Nov 1945

 

Zanja

16 May 1917

15 Nov 1920 M Mentone

Zucher

02 Mar 1887

31 Aug 1900 M Ontario

 

 

*Established in Los Angeles County; into San Bernardino when created.

Tecopa was established in San Bernardino Co., was briefly in Inyo Co. in the summer of 1880, then back into San Bernardino, where discontinued. For later history see Inyo record.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Source: Frickstad, Walter N.,  A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954, Pages 135-147. Philatelic Research Society, Oakland, CA. 1955.


© 2012  Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

 





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