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A Century of

California Post Offices

1848-1954

 

 

 

 

 

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Created 18 February 1850

 

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Altaville

06 Sep 1904

30 Jun 1943

 

21 Mar 1944

 

Angels (s') Camp Fr Carson's Creek

27 May 1853

 

Arnold

14 May 1934

 

Avery

11 Nov 1885

1 Dec 1943 to Hathaway Pines

 

01 Sep 1949

 

Big Trees (Bigtrees)

27 Dec 1865

30 Apr 1903

 

08 Sep 1903

30 Apr 1943 M Arnold

Blue Mountain

19 Aug 1863

8 Aug 1864

Burson

02 Dec 1884

 

Bybee

16 Jan 1896

Rescinded 24 Mar 1896

Camanche Fr Clay's Bar

26 Feb 1864

11 Nov 1886

 

18 May 1887

 

Camp Connell

31 Jan 1934

 

Campo Seco

03 Feb 1854

15 Mar 1930

 

06 May 1930

 

Carson Hill Fr Irvine

10 Jun 1909

15 Nov 1935

Carson's Creek

06 Nov 1851

27 May 1853 to Angels Camp

Chili

10 Oct 1857

14 Feb 1860

 

31 Aug 1861

16 Aug 1872

 

14 May 1873

24 Jan 1877

Chili Junction

31 Dec 1891

22 Oct 1892 M Mokelumne Hill

Clay's Bar

23 Jan 1861

26 Feb 1864 to Camanche

Clearview

03 Jul 1902

31 Jan 1903 M Mokelumne Hill

Copperopolis

19 Dec 1861

 

Dexter

08 Mar 1876

Into San Joaquin Co.

Dorrington

25 Apr 1902

31 Aug 1919

 

27 Sep 1921

28 Feb 1934 M Camp Connell

Double Springs

10 Jul 1851

31 Mar 1860

Douglas Flat

16 May 1879

14 Mar 1891

(Douglasflat)

12 May 1891

 

Dry Town

21 Jan 1852

Into Amador Co.

Esmerelda

18 Jun 1887

11 Mar 1943 M San Andreas

Felix

23 Mar 1896

31 Dec 1923 M Milton

Fosteria

06 Jul 1903

30 Nov 1918 M Valley Springs

Fourth Crossing

02 Jun 1855

8 May 1888

 

15 Feb 1892

30 Nov 1925 M San Andreas

Fremont Valley

28 Mar 1879

29 Oct 1879

Glencoe Fr Musquito Gulch

28 Oct 1878

15 Jan 1916 M Mokelumne Hill

 

01 Sep 1947

 

Gwin Mine

12 Dec 1870

13 Jul 1882

Gwin

23 Sep 1895

15 Oct 1895 Rescinded

Gwinmine

15 Oct 1895

31 Aug 1910 M Fosteria

Hathaway Pines Fr Avery

01 Dec 1943

 

Hermit Valley

26 Dec 1865

19 Mar 1867

Hodson

15 Oct 1898

15 Aug 1906 M Copperopolis

 

07 Jun 1915

31 Aug 1917 M Felix

Irvine

07 Feb 1896

10 Jun 1909 to Carson Hill

Jackson

10 Jul 1851

Into Amador Co.

Jenny Lind

18 Nov 1857

15 May 1944

 

16 Mar 1947

15 Aug 1951 M Valley Springs

Jone Valley

03 Sep 1852

16 Feb 1857 to Jone City

Jone City

16 Feb 1857

Into Amador Co. as Ione City

Mamoth Cave

20 Oct 1883

15 Nov 1887 M Mountain Ranch

Melones Fr Robinsons

15 Feb 1902

15 Nov 1932

 

16 Dec 1933

30 Sep 1942 M Angels Camp

Mill Valley

03 May 1856

3 Jan 1861

Milton

14 Jul 1871

28 Aug 1942 M Farmington

Mitchell Mill

03 Sep 1912

 

Mokelumne Hill

10 Jul 1851

 

Mountain Ranch

30 Jul 1858

 

Murphy's

06 Nov 1851

4 Jan 1894

Murphy

04 Jan 1894

1 May 1935

Murphys

01 May 1935

 

Musquito

02 Jun 1858

29 Mar 1869

Musquito Gulch

20 Jan 1873

28 Oct 1878 to Glencoe

Nassau

19 Jul 1892

31 Jan 1910 M Altaville

North Branch

19 Mar 1852

1 Apr 1870

(Northbranch)

31 Jan 1876

28 Feb 1911

 

04 Jun 1912

14 Nov 1925 M San Andreas

O'Byrnes Ferry

03 Jan 1855

18 Apr 1860

 

06 Apr 1887

23 Jun 1887 “no papers”

Pattees Ranch

28 Apr 1865

23 Feb 1870

Pleasant Springs

16 Mar 1855

17 Oct 1857 to Rich Gulch

Poverty Bar

27 Mar 1858

9 Feb 1864

Rail Road Flat

17 Jan 1857

16 Aug 1858

 

17 Mar 1869

 

Reynolds Ferry

15 Dec 1856

6 Jul 1860

 

03 Nov 1860

11 Feb 1868

Rich Gulch Fr Pleasant Springs

17 Oct 1857

4 Feb 1867

 

23 Sep 1887

20 Nov 1903 M Mokelumne Hill

Robinsons Ferry

07 May 1879

19 Jul 1895 to Robinsons

Robinsons

19 Jul 1895

15 Feb 1902 to Melones

Salt Spring Valley

17 Apr 1878

24 May 1880

San Andreas Fr Third Crossing

14 Nov 1854

 

Sheep Ranch (Sheepranch)

12 Sep 1877

 

Six Mile Bar

23 Dec 1859

25 Apr 1860

Sutter Creek

21 Jan 1852

Into Amador Co.

Telegraph City

03 Feb 1862

18 Sep 1894 M Milton

Third Crossing

16 Dec 1852

14 Nov 1854 to San Andreas

Two Mile Bar

04 Nov 1856

25 Feb 1857

Valley Springs

03 Dec 1872

15 Dec 1879

 

30 Jun 1882

 

Vallicita

17 Aug 1854

1 Oct 1940

Vallecito

01 Oct 1940

 

Volcano

07 Oct 1851

Into Amador Co.

Wallace

24 Jan 1883

30 Jun 1945 M Camanche

West Point (Westpoint)

31 Jul 1856

 

White Pines

02 Mar 1940

 

Wilseyville

16 Sep 1947

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLUSA COUNTY

Originally Colusi. Created 18 February 1850.

 

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Afton

28 Apr 1887

Into Glenn Co.

Arbuckle

11 Sep 1876

 

Belvidere

09 Jun 1879

25 Aug 1879 to Norman

Berlin

18 Aug 1876

30 1934 M Arbuckle

Butte City

28 May 1873

Into Glenn Co.

Canaan

13 Jun 1871

22 Apr 1872

Central

10 Aug 1874

28 Jun 1876 to Williams

Coast Range

21 Apr 1868

12 Oct 1876

College City

14 Apr 1873

 

Colusa(i)

29 Nov 1851

 

Colusa Junction

14 Jul 1886

30 Nov 1914 M Maxwell

Cook Springs

02 May 1879

4 Oct 1880

Cortina

07 Feb 1898

30 Mar 1907 M Arbuckle

Delevan

11 Aug 1902

14 Jul 1917 M Maxwell

 

12 Aug 1922

 

Elk Creek

19 Jun 1872

Into Glenn Co.

Epperson

05 Apr 1878

15 Nov 1899 M Leesville

Fouts Springs

08 May 1882

31 Mar 1913 M Stoneyford

 

21 Aug 1945

31 May 1947M Stoneyford

 

01 Sep 1950

 

Freshwater

20 Jul 1874

16 Feb 1877

Fruto

02 Jul 1888

Into Glenn Co.

Germantown

02 Aug 1877

Into Glenn Co.

Gilmore

26 Apr 1881

5 Dec 1892 M Sulphur Creek

Grand Island

14 Jul 1854

31 May 1919 M Grimes

Grimes

16 Apr 1883

 

Hall's Ranch

07 Oct 1851

29 Nov 1851 to Tehama

Hopewell

29 Jun 1864

11 Sep 1865

Jacinto

19 Mar 1858

Into Glenn Co.

Kanawha

31 Jan 1871

9 Jun 1879

Leesville

24 Jun 1874

10 Jun 1920 M Williams

Little Stony

02 Jan 1879

30 Jun 1891 to Stony Ford

Lodoga

01 Feb 1898

31 May 1913

 

12 Sep 1913

30 Jun 1917

 

12 Feb 1924

16 Nov 1951 M Stony Ford

Maxwell

19 Mar 1877

 

Monroeville

03 Sep 1853

18 Sep 1862

Moon's Ranch

21 Oct 1851

Into Tehama Co.

Moulton

28 Apr 1887

23 Jul 1888 M Afton

Newville

21 Apr 1868

Into Glenn Co.

Norman Fr Belvidere

25 Aug 1879

27 Nov 1889

 

20 Oct 1890

Into Glenn Co.

Olimpo

31 Dec 1872

22 Mar 1883 M Orland

Oriental

25 Apr 1888

Into Glenn Co.

Orland

05 May 1876

Into Glenn Co.

*Princeton

02 Nov 1855

 

Prize

06 Jul 1900

15 Apr 1919 M Arbuckle

Saint(St.) John

14 Dec 1864

Into Glenn Co.

Sheet Iron

24 Oct 1879

16 Aug 1880

Sites

11 Feb 1887

 

Spring Valley

29 Jan 1869

2 Jul 1875

†Stanton

05 May 1879

Into Lake Co.

Stony Ford (Stonyford) Fr Little Stony

30 Jun 1891

 

Sulphur Creek

16 Nov 1874

15 Jan 1915 M Wilbur Springs

Sycamore

30 June 1871

 

Tehama Fr Halls Ranch

29 Nov 1851

Into Tehama Co.

Venado

10 May1874

30 Jan 1877

 

21 Apr 1881

30 Apr 1914 M Williams

Wilbur Springs

09 Jan 1909

30 Jun 1945 M Williams

Williams Fr Central

28 Jun 1876

 

Willow

26 Jul 1876

Into Glenn Co.

Zachary

21 May 1900

31 Oct 1906 M Lodoga

 

 

*Princeton was briefly in Glenn Co. from 1891 to 1893.

†Stanton was transferred to Lake Co. almost immediately. Unless the site was moved, it appears unlikely that it was ever in Colusa, as Colusa-Lake boundary seems to have been fixed in 1867.

 

 

 

Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Source: Frickstad, Walter N.,  A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954, Pages 13-20. Philatelic Research Society, Oakland, CA. 1955.


© 2012  Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

 





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