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A Century of

California Post Offices

1848-1954

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Created 18 February 1850

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Agua Tibia Fr Aqua Tibia

24 May 1886

9 Oct 1888 M Pala

Almond

16 May 1896

15 Feb 1914 M Ramona

Alpine

11 Nov 1885

 

Amago

12 May 1900

30 Apr 1902 M Nellie

Anon

20 Nov 1886

6 Dec 1887 M Murrietta

Apex

17 Feb 1881

24 Apr 1884 to Escondido

Aqua Tibia

09 Apr 1884

24 May 1886 to Agua Tibia

Atkinson

07 Jun 1878

5 Oct 1880

Ballena

27 Jul 1870

26 Sep 1894

 

12 Aug 1896

30 Aug 1902 M Witch Creek

Banner

29 Jul 1873

24 Nov 1876

 

05 Dec 1876

31 Oct 1877

 

25 Apr 1883

28 Dec 1906 M Julian

Barham

28 May 1883

15 May 1888 M San Marcos

Barnes

09 Sep 1901

14 Feb 1903 M Imperial

Barrett

04 Feb 1915

15 Oct 1936 M Dulzura

Barrettdam

29 May 1920

15 Aug 1922 M Barrett

Bernardo

03 Dec 1872

31 May 1918 M Escondido

Big Laguna

02 Dec 1875

1 Oct 1878

Black Mountain

22 Oct 1888

27 Nov 1903 to Lusardi

Blythe

06 Mar 1882

31 Aug 1882

 

15 Jan 1883

23 May 1884 M Ehrenberg

Bonita

19 Nov 1898

 

Bonsall

24 Feb 1890

 

Borego

01 Mar 1928

31 Jul 1940 M Julian

Borrego Springs

16 May 1949

 

Bostonia

16 Jun 1894

 

Boulevard

19 Nov 1909

 

Bowers

04 Apr 1892

Into Riverside Co.

Bradtmore

29 May 1903

1 Oct 1904 to Heber

Branson

19 Aug 1870

13 Oct 1870

Brawley

22 Apr 1903

Into Imperial Co.

Buena

11 Jun 1883

21 Jul 1893 M San Marcos

Cabazon

1 Mar 1886

Into Riverside Co.

Cactus

15 Jan 1883

14 May 1883

 

11 Nov 1885

11 Jan 1886 M Yuma, Ariz.

Cahuilla

12 Apr 1888

Into Riverside Co.

Calexico

11 Dec 1902

Into Imperial Co.

Camp Kearney

11 Jun 1921

30 Jun 1926 M Miramar

Campo

23 Sep 1870

 

Cardiff by the Sea

30 Aug 1912

 

Carlsbad Fr Vista

13 Nov 1886

15 Apr 1909

 

17 Dec 1910

 

Chula Vista

28 Jul 1890

 

Contention

24 Aug 1889

11 Jun 1890

Coronado

08 Feb 1887

31 Dec 1911 Br San Diego

Cota

29 Apr 1886

22 Dec 1890 M Pala

Cowlesville

24 Aug 1889

17 Feb 1890 “No papers”

Cuyamaca Fr Stratton

21 May 1888

2 Jan 1907 M Descanso

Daviston

17 Jun 1895

20 Aug 1895 to Jamacha

Dehesa

18 Jun 1888

31 Oct 1917 M Bostonia

Del Mar

22 Oct 1885

 

Deluz (De Luz)

01 Nov 1882

 

Descanso

16 Feb 1877

 

Diamente

23 Jul 1891

Into Riverside Co.

Divide

31 Jan 1889

10 Jan 1890

Dos Palmos

10 May 1877

26 Jun 1877

Dulzura

22 Dec 1886

30 Nov 1933 M Jamal

 

05 Oct 1936

 

East San Diego Fr Teralta

29 Nov 1912

31 Jul 1917 M San Diego

Eastside

29 May 1903

5 Feb 1904 to Holtville

Echoes

26 Nov 1886

4 Mar 1887 M Howe

El Cajon

06 Jun 1878

 

Elcapitan

22 Dec 1886

2 Apr 1887 M El Cajon

 

12 Nov 1890

14 May 1895 M Lakeside

El Centro

29 Aug 1905

Into Imperial Co.

El Nido

27 Aug 1888

15 Aug 1900 M Dulzura

El Rio

05 Jan 1880

19 Dec 1881

Elsinore

06 Nov 1883

Into Riverside Co.

Emery

23 Jan 1882

20 Sep 1887 M Descanso

Encanto

01 Jul 1909

30 Jun 1949 Sta San Diego

Encinitos

03 Apr 1882

23 Feb 1887 to Encinitas

Encinitas

23 Feb 1887

 

Escondido Fr Apex

24 Apr 1884

 

Fall Brook (Fallbrook)

28 Jun 1878

5 Mar 1888 M West Fall Brook

Fr West Fall Brook

10 Apr 1888

 

Florentine

01 Dec 1890

1 Jun 1892 M Coronado

Flowingwell

31 Aug 1900

29 Feb 1904 M Imperial

Forster

11 Apr 1879

22 Oct 1883 M Santa Ana

Fort Rosecrans

04 Aug 1906

15 Nov 1922 M Point Loma

Foster

18 Apr 1893

23 Dec 1916 M Lakeside

Fruitland

23 Mar 1882

16 Jun 1885 M National City

Glamis

11 Jun 1886

24 Nov 1888

 

11 Mar 1899

31 May 1901 M Ogilby

Gravilla

13 Jan 1897

14 Sep 1905 M San Diego

Grossmont

28 May 1910

 

Guahonga

27 Jul 1870

13 Sep 1871

Guatay

15 Sep 1917

31 Jan 1936 M Descanso

 

01 Nov 1947

 

Harbison Canyon

28 Dec 1927

30 Nov 1936 M El Cajon

Heber Fr Bradtmore

01 Oct 1904

Into Imperial Co.

Hedges

12 Mar 1894

30 Jun 1905 M Ogilby

Helix

05 Feb 1885

8 Feb 1909 to Spring Valley

Hemet

18 Aug 1892

Into Riverside Co.

Hill

05 May 1909

16 May 1927 to Sorrento

Hipass

12 Nov 1917

 

Holabird

24 Mar 1888

2 Jul 1888 M San Diego

Holtville Fr Eastside

05 Feb 1904

Into Imperial Co.

Homestead

17 Apr 1878

8 Dec 1880

 

13 Jun 1892

25 Mar 1893 M Campo

Howe

26 Apr 1882

15 Jun 1891 M Fall Brook

Idlewild

12 Sep 1900

29 Jun 1901 M Lakeside

Imperial

07 Mar 1901

Into Imperial Co.

Imperial Beach

30 Mar 1909

 

Indian Wells

22 May 1876

15 May 1877

Indio

03 Jul 1888

Into Riverside Co.

Jacumba

02 Apr 1915

 

Jamacha Fr Daviston

20 Aug 1895

31 Jul 1922 M Jamal

Janal

04 May 1876

22 Sep 1880 to Jamul

Jamul

22 Sep 1880

23 Nov 1882

 

24 Jan 1883

18 Sep 1884

 

05 Feb 1885

 

Jesmond Dene

16 Feb 1933

31 Jan 1935 M Escondido

Jessee

06 Nov 1896

30 Jul 1904 M Nellie

Julian

08 Aug 1870

 

Lacosta

20 Jan 1896

31 Mar 1905 M Merle

Laguna

17 Jun 1889

10 Oct 1891 M Wildomar

Lajolla

17 Aug 1894

19 Jun 1905

La Jolla

19 Jun 1905

 

La Jolla Park

29 Feb 1888

31 Mar 1893

Lake Hodges

13 Aug 1924

15 Oct 1926 M Escondido

Lakeside

03 Feb 1887

 

La Mesa

17 Jun 1891

 

Lanoitan

18 Aug 1925

16 Dec 1928 to Lincoln Acres

La Presa

17 Mar 1888

15 Jun 1888

 

31 Jan 1889

5 Sep 1895 M Sunnyside

Larkinville

22 May 1876

10 Jul 1876

Lawson Valley

24 May 1890

10 Apr 1891

Lemon Fr Siempreviva

04 Jun 1892

31 Oct 1895 M Otay

Lemon Grove (Lemongrove)

22 Sep 1893

 

Leon

04 May 1888

Into Riverside Co.

Leucadia

27 Mar 1888

20 Aug 1888

 

10 Jun 1889

21 Jul 1890

 

10 Nov 1891

12 Jun 1894

 

18 Dec 1926

 

Lilac

05 May 1898

31 May 1912 M Valley Center

Lincoln Acres Fr Lanoitan

16 Dec 1928

 

Linda Rose

20 Nov 1888

20 Mar 1890 M Temecula Station

Linda Vista (Lindavista)

24 Sep 1886

15 Feb 1890

 

19 May 1890

5 Jul 1899 M Sorrento

Loma Portal

12 Apr 1915

30 Sep 1918

 

14 Nov 1918

30 Sep 1929 M San Diego

Lowerotay

19 Sep 1917

15 Jun 1920 M Bonita

Lusardi

18 Sep 1889

14 Jul 1903 M Black Mountain

Fr Black Mountain

27 Nov 1903

15 Apr 1911 M Del Mar

Magnesia

13 Aug 1915

Rescinded

McGee's

12 Nov 1890

1 Nov 1893 M San Diego

Menifee

18 May 1887

Into Riverside Co.

Merigan

27 Jul 1889

31 Dec 1890 to Sumac

Merle

25 Sep 1888

25 Jan 1892

 

24 Feb 1892

31 Dec 1909 M Encinitas

Merton

10 Jul 1890

30 Aug 1902 M Poway

Mesa Grande

28 Apr 1879

13 Nov 1879

Fr Mesaville

27 Dec 1883

30 Sep 1953 M Santa Ysabel

Mesaville

14 Nov 1883

27 Dec 1883 to Mesa Grande

Milguatay

10 Jun 1868

19 Mar 1875

Miramar

06 Apr 1892

 

Mission Beach

14 Oct 1922

30 Sep 1928 Sta San Diego

Montserrat

06 Jul 1874

7 Mar 1876

Montserrate

20 Dec 1889

28 Apr 1891 M Fall Brook

Moosa

17 Feb 1881

31 Jan 1912 M Escondido

Mount Fairview

28 Dec 1871

28 Dec 1880

Mount Laguna Fr Resort

01 Nov 1930

 

Murrietta

28 Jul 1885

Into Riverside Co.

National City

29 Dec 1869

 

Nellie

02 Apr 1883

19 Oct 1920 to Palomar Mountain

Nestor

09 Jun 1890

 

North San Diego Fr San Diego

29 Aug 1870

2 Mar 1889 M San Diego

 

26 Jul 1889

31 Oct 1943 Sta San Diego

Nuevo

24 Sep 1883

12 Nov 1886 to Ramona

Fr Ramona

31 Jan 1887

18 Jun 1895 to Ramona

Oak Grove (Oakgrove)

19 Sep 1870

16 Mar 1887

 

17 Oct 1887

31 Aug 1900 M Bergman

Ocean Beach

10 Jun 1909

30 Sep 1928 Sta San Diego

Oceanside

24 May 1883

 

Ogilby

09 Jan 1890

12 Jun 1895

 

15 Jul 1898

Into Imperial Co.

Oglesby

10 May 1880

7 Sep 1880

Old Beach

11 Feb 1905

Into Imperial Co.

Olivenhain

05 Jan 1887

31 Aug 1909 M Encinitas

Oneonta

24 Mar 1888

15 Mar 1900 M South San Diego

Orcutt

05 Feb 1890

24 Apr 1896 M San Diego

Osgood

31 Mar 1881

9 Dec 1884

 

26 Nov 1888

5 Jun 1891 M Bonsall

Otay

07 Feb 1870

28 Feb 1872

 

01 Sep 1887

31 Mar 1925 M Chula Vista

Pacific Beach

09 Jun 1888

31 Dec 1941 Sta San Diego

Pala

13 May 1875

 

Palm City

13 Jan 1914

 

Palmdale

09 Mar 1888

12 May 1890 to Palm Springs

Palm Springs

12 May 1890

Into Riverside Co.

Palomar Mountain Fr Nellie

19 Oct 1920

 

Paloverde (Palo Verde)

13 Jun 1903

Into Imperial Co.

Perris

26 Feb 1886

Into Riverside Co.

Picacho

26 Jun 1894

3 Oct 1894 Rescinded

 

12 Dec 1894

Into Imperial Co.

Pinacate

23 Jun 1881

29 Jun 1882

 

20 Dec 1882

9 Aug 1887 M Perris

Pine Hills

11 Sep 1913

30 Jun 1931 M Julian

Pine Valley

21 Mar 1924

 

Point Loma

07 Jan 1893

31 May 1936 Sta San Diego

Potholes

03 Oct 1905

Into Imperial Co.

Potrero

04 May 1876

 

Poway

02 Jun 1870

 

Powells Store

03 Jan 1878

28 Mar 1879

Pujol

24 May 1880

22 Nov 1881

 

05 Jun 1882

8 Jan 1883 M Howe

Radec

14 Dec 1885

Into Riverside Co.

Rainbow

27 Nov 1889

31 Jul 1914 M Fall Brook

Ramona Fr Nuevo

12 Nov 1886

31 Jan 1887 to Nuevo

Fr Nuevo

18 Jun 1895

 

Ranchita

12 Dec 1935

 

Rancho Santa Fe

12 Apr 1924

 

Rayneta

03 Mar 1893

Into Riverside Co.

Recluse

09 Aug 1893

18 Apr 1898 M Murrietta

Resort

04 Aug 1920

1 Nov 1930 to Mount Laguna

Richland

29 Jun 1894

30 Sep 1905 M San Marcos

Rockhouse

24 May 1880

5 Oct 1882

 

13 Feb 1883

23 Feb 1887 to Winchester

Sage

20 Aug 1891

Into Riverside Co.

Salton

04 Feb 1889

7 Aug 1891 M Indio

San Diego

09 Apr 1850

29 Aug 1870 to North San Diego

Fr South San Diego

14 Apr 1871

 

San Dieguito

19 Jun 1874

27 Jul 1876

 

02 Aug 1877

3 Nov 1886 M Del Mar

San Jacinto

27 Jul 1870

Into Riverside Co.

San Luis Rey

21 Nov 1861

30 May 1865

 

20 Nov 1865

 

San Marcos

26 Jan 1888

 

San Onofre

02 Feb 1917

31 Oct 1919

 

22 Apr 1920

30 Apr 1936

 

15 Feb 1938

30 Nov 1943 M San Clemente

San Pasqual

01 Sep 1874

7 Jan 1880

 

24 Oct 1887

9 Feb 1901 M Escondido

Santa Ysabel

26 Jun 1889

 

Santee

17 Jul 1891

 

San Ysidro

13 Apr 1910

 

Seda

10 Jun 1895

28 Oct 1897 M Carlsbad

Senator

05 May 1898

21 Jul 1899 M Yuma, Ariz.

Siempreviva

24 Dec 1889

4 Jun 1892 to Lemon

Silsbee

01 May 1902

Into Imperial Co.

Silvano

18 Apr 1893

22 Mar 1894

 

11 Mar 1899

Rescinded 12 Jul 1899

 

01 May 1900

15 Jul 1901 M Escondido

Soboyame

20 May 1910

31 Aug 1911 M Valley Center

Solana Beach

24 May 1924

 

Sorrento

10 Sep 1888

30 Jan 1904

Fr Hill

16 May 1927

 

South Oceanside

06 Mar 1888

9 Oct 1889 M Oceanside

South San Diego

08 Apr 1869

14 Apr 1871 to San Diego

 

03 Apr 1888

31 Mar 1902 M Nestor

Spring Valley Fr Helix

08 Feb 1909

 

Stonewall

29 May 1873

1 Aug 1876

Stowe

02 Oct 1889

28 Feb 1905 M Poway

Stratton

22 Apr 1887

21 May 1888 to Cuyamaca

Sumac Fr Merigan

31 Dec 1890

11 Dec 1891 M Olivenhain

Sunnyside

15 Jun 1892

 

Sutherland

22 Mar 1895

31 Oct 1903 M Ramona

Sweetwater

13 Nov 1885

2 May 1888 M El Cajon

Sylvana

23 Dec 1907

31 Aug 1912 M Valley Center

Tecate

16 Apr 1912

 

Temecula

22 Apr 1859

12 Mar 1862

 

27 Jul 1870

8 Jan 1883 to Temecula Station

Temecula Station

08 Jan 1883

Into Riverside Co.

Teralta

17 Feb 1911

29 Nov 1912 to East San Diego

Terra Cotta

26 Oct 1887

Into Riverside Co.

Tia Juana

10 May 1876

28 Dec 1881

 

10 Aug 1887

29 Feb 1904 M Nestor

Twin Oaks

30 Jan 1889

31 May 1901 M Escondido

Vaileta

24 Sep 1887

20 Aug 1888 M Encinita

Vallevista

11 Feb 1889

Into Riverside Co.

Valley

22 Oct 1874

20 May 1878 to Valley Centre

Valley Centre

20 May 1878

5 May 1879

 

23 Jul 1879

25 Aug 1887 to Valley Center

Valley Center

25 Aug 1887

 

Verruga

22 Sep 1917

27 Feb 1926 M Warner Springs

Viejas

29 May 1873

22 Aug 1893 M Alpine

Vincente

02 Oct 1889

Rescinded 6 Feb 1893

Vineyard

01 Dec 1884

30 Dec 1922 M Escondido

Viola

14 Jan 1886

”Never in Operation”

Virginia

11 Aug 1890

31 Oct 1900 M Merton

Vista

09 Apr 1882

13 Nov 1886 to Carlsbad

 

03 Apr 1888

 

Volcano Springs

22 Jun 1901

15 Aug 1902 M Flowingwells

Warner

08 Apr 1881

23 Jun 1884

 

19 Mar 1890

14 Sep 1907 M Warner Springs

Warner Springs

28 Jun 1905

 

Warner's Ranch

18 Oct 1859

7 Jun 1860

 

05 Jul 1861

11 Jul 1862

 

06 Sep 1867

29 Nov 1867

 

27 Jul 1870

7 Oct 1875

Weed

12 Mar 1880

3 Nov 1886 M Del Mar

West Fall Brook

17 Dec 1885

10 Apr 1888 to Fall Brook

Wildomar

16 Apr 1886

Into Riverside Co.

Wynola

05 Jun 1889

15 Dec 1913 M Santa Ysabel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Source: Frickstad, Walter N.,  A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954, Pages 147-158. Philatelic Research Society, Oakland, CA. 1955.


© 2012  Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

 





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