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A Century of

California Post Offices

1848-1954

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MADERA COUNTY

Created 11 March 1893, detached from Fresno County

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

*Ahwahnee

01 Feb 1893

2 Dec 1896 M Grubgulch

Fr Gertrude

15 Mar 1900

14 Dec 1907 M Grubgulch

 

20 Sep 1917

 

Bass Lake

10 Jan 1912

 

*Bates

23 Nov 1883

31 Oct 1903 M Sesame

Bellview

26 Apr 1894

12 Feb 1896 M O'Neals

*Berendo

12 Feb 1873

25 May 1881

 

11 Nov 1881

26 Mar 1919 to Berenda

Berenda

26 Mar 1919

31 Aug 1935 M Madera

*Borden

17 Mar 1873

3 Jan 1896

 

18 Apr 1896

9 Feb 1906 M Madera

*Buchanan

19 Sep 1873

15 Jun 1904 M Raymond

Califa

02 Apr 1912

31 Aug 1915 M Fairmead

*Cascadel

25 Aug 1892

21 May 1896 M North Fork

Chowchilla

23 Oct 1912

 

*Coarse Gold Gulch

06 Aug 1878

23 Apr 1895 to Goldgulch

Coarsegold Fr Goldgulch

06 Apr 1899

 

Daulton

18 Oct 1899

30 Apr 1908

Fairmead

31 Dec 1913

31 Aug 1940

Femmon

24 Apr 1912

28 Jun 1912 to Nipinnawasee

*Fine Gold

04 Apr 1881

20 Jan 1882

*Fresno Flats

18 Aug 1873

28 Feb 1912 to Oakhurst

*Gertrude

28 Sep 1881

25 Mar 1893

 

28 Dec 1896

15 Mar 1900 to Ahwahnee

Gold

06 Nov 1894

30 Sep 1907 M O'Neals

Goldgulch Fr Coarse Gold Gulch

23 Apr 1895

6 Apr 1899 To Coarsegold

Greenleaf

12 Jul 1904

14 Jan 1905 M Fresno

Gregg

29 Aug 1917

15 Aug 1928

 

05 Sep 1928

31 Jan 1931 M Madera

*Grub Gulch (Grubgulch)

02 Apr 1883

15 Aug 1918 M Raymond

*Hildreth

16 Apr 1886

19 Sep 1896 M O'Neals

Knowles

24 Dec 1902

 

*La Vina

07 Feb 1891

24 May 1895 M Madera

*Madera

26 Apr 1877

 

Magnet

24 Dec 1900

2 Jan 1907 M O'Neals

Media

26 Mar 1894

23 Jun 1898 M Bates

*Miami

07 Aug 1884

17 Feb 1887 M Raymond

Minarets

20 Apr 1925

31 Jul 1933 M North Fork

*Minturn

14 Feb 1884

29 Apr 1922 M Chowchilla

Mist

08 Aug 1913

30 Apr 1935 M Raymond

Nipinnawasee Fr Femman

28 Jun 1912

 

*North Fork

18 Dec 1888

 

Oak

16 Apr 1894

17 Oct 1894 M Borden

Oakhurst Fr Fresno Flats

28 Feb 1912

 

*O'Neals

04 Oct 1887

 

*Raymond

09 Jul 1886

 

Sesame

18 Mar 1902

30 Jun 1913 M Friant

Sharon

26 Apr 1898

30 Apr 1927

 

14 Sep 1927

31 Jan 1934 M Chowchilla

Sugar Pine

07 May 1907

31 May 1934 M Oakhurst

Trigo

09 May 1912

31 Jan 1942 M Madera

Wishon

12 Nov 1923

 

*Zebra

29 Dec 1886

8 Aug 1888

 

19 Mar 1890

28 May 1894

 

02 Jul 1894

31 May 1904 M O'Neals

 

*Established in Fresno County. Madera County was created by Act of 11 March 1893 from Fresno area, recognized by the Post Office Department as of 3 May 1893.

 

 

 

 

MARIN COUNTY

Created 18 February 1850

 

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Adams

11 Jan 1902

20 Mar 1902 to Corte Madera

*Angel Island

28 Jan 1875

31 Aug 1946 M San Francisco

Belvedere

04 Jun 1897

 

Black Point

11 Jan 1865

18 Dec 1891 to Novato

Fr Grandview

01 Apr 1944

31 Jul 1952 M Novato

Bolinas

03 Jun 1863

 

Camp Taylor

06 Apr 1894

15 Apr 1912 M Tocaloma

Chileno Fr Offutt

20 May 1896

15 Oct 1900 M Petaluma

Corte Madera

18 May 1878

5 Mar 1880

Fr Adams

20 Mar 1902

 

Dillon Beach

29 Sep 1922

 

Eastland Fr Mill Valley

29 Jun 1892

4 Mar 1904 to Mill Valley

Fairfax

28 Apr 1910

 

Fairford

26 Aug 1879

26 Dec 1879

Fallon

05 Apr 1898

 

Forest Knolls

22 Mar 1916

 

Fort Barry

19 Aug 1911

15 Nov 1918 M San Francisco

Grandview

06 Dec 1905

1 Apr 1944 to Black Point

Hamilton Field

05 Aug 1936

1 Apr 1949 to Hamilton

Hamilton

01 Apr 1949

 

Hamlet

02 Jun 1876

18 Feb 1886 M Marshall

Ignacio

15 Aug 1893

31 Dec 1944 M San Rafael

Inverness

05 Aug 1897

 

Kentfield

25 Oct 1905

31 Jan 1952 Br San Rafael

Lagunitas

24 Jan 1906

 

Larkspur

24 Jul 1891

 

Laverne

28 Jan 1909

15 Apr 1914 M Sausalito

Machin

24 Mar 1896

30 Jan 1904 M Ignacio

Manor

11 Mar 1915

31 Dec 1953 M Fairfax

Marin Fr Point Reyes

23 Mar 1891

30 Jul 1891 to Point Reyes

Marshall

06 Feb 1872

 

McNear

28 Aug 1897

14 May 1910 M San Rafael

Mill Valley

12 Sep 1890

29 Jun 1892 to Eastland

Fr Eastland

04 Mar 1904

 

Nicacio

13 Apr 1871

19 Jun 1899 M Tocaloma

 

23 Feb 1900

 

Novato

05 Feb 1856

14 Jan 1860

Fr Black Point

18 Dec 1891

 

Offutt

07 Mar 1895

20 May 1896 to Chileno

Olema

28 Feb 1859

23 Oct 1860

 

23 Apr 1864

 

Paper Mill

05 Jul 1881

28 Jun 1882

Paperville

28 May 1884

20 Jan 1891 M Tocaloma

Point Reyes

23 May 1882

23 Mar 1891 to Marin

Point Reyes Fr Marin

30 Jul 1891

10 Aug 1891 to Point Reyes Station

Point Reyes Station

10 Aug 1891

 

Point Reyes

05 Sep 1891

31 Aug 1948 M Sausalito

Preston

10 Feb 1863

12 Nov 1866

Punta de los Reyes

11 Oct 1853

30 Mar 1855

Ross

03 Nov 1887

 

Saint Vincents

20 Nov 1896

31 Jan 1922 M San Rafael

San Anselmo

14 Dec 1892

 

San Geronimo

18 Feb 1895

31 Dec 1910

 

08 Jul 1911

 

San Quentin

31 Jan 1859

13 Oct 1859

 

25 Apr 1862

 

San Rafael

06 Nov 1851

18 Oct 1853

 

31 Mar 1854

 

Saucelito (Saucilito)

12 Dec 1870

12 Nov 1887 to Sausalito

Sausalito

12 Nov 1887

 

Stinson Beach

18 Mar 1916

 

Tamalpais

15 Feb 1906

6 Nov 1929 M Mill Valley

Telmat

28 Dec 1917

14 Feb 1931 M Marshall

Tiburon

28 May 1884

 

Tocaloma

27 Apr 1891

30 Sep 1919 M Point Reyes Station

Tomalles, Tomales

29 Sep 1854

 

Woodacres

26 Jan 1925

 

 

*Angel Island is reported established in San Francisco County and shortly thereafter transferred to Marin County. In fact, however, the Island has been in Marin County since 1860.

 

 

 

 

MARIPOSA COUNTY

Created 18 February 1850

 

Office

Established

Discontinued

Agua Fria

07 Oct 1851

14 Oct 1862

Bagby

30 Jun 1897

30 Jun 1951 M Coulterville

Baxter

15 Feb 1890

31 Oct 1907 M Varian

Bear Valley

21 Jun 1858

30 Nov 1912

 

10 Jul 1914

31 Jul 1919 M Bagby

 

12 Oct 1933

 

Ben Hur

06 Jun 1890

31 Aug 1902

 

29 Nov 1904

31 Oct 1951 M Raymond

Bondville

19 Nov 1855

3 May 1860

Bootjack

19 Feb 1903

31 Dec 1912 M Mariposa

Briceburg

26 Oct 1909

31 Jul 1926 M Clearinghouse

Buck Meadows

24 Nov 1915

15 Apr 1925 M Groveland

Camp Curry

29 Apr 1909

30 Mar 1920 M Yosemite

Cathay

06 Apr 1882

31 Oct 1918 M Hornitos

 

04 Sep 1919

 

Cathey's Valley

19 Jun 1879

15 Feb 1881

Chowchilla

22 Oct 1883

30 Sep 1905 M Bootjack

Clark's Station

18 Apr 1878

10 Sep 1883 to Wawona

Clearinghouse

02 Aug 1913

14 Oct 1933 M Incline

Cold Springs

29 Aug 1879

17 Sep 1883 M Mariposa

Colorado

02 Jun 1858

26 Mar 1860

Coulterville Fr Maxwell's Creek

05 Mar 1872

 

Darrah

18 Oct 1880

20 Sep 1889 to Jerseydale

 

10 Jul 1890

14 Sep 1907 M Jerseydale

Dunaway

14 Jan 1901

30 Sep 1904 M Knowles

El Portal

06 May 1907

 

Exchequer

06 Mar 1907

31 Mar 1919

 

20 Apr 1922

15 Jun 1926 M Merced Falls

Fish Camp

10 Sep 1924

30 Sep 1933 M Oakhurst

 

10 Feb 1939

 

Forlorn Hope

17 Aug 1854

Into Merced Co.

Grant Springs

29 Jun 1883

14 Dec 1892

Grants Springs

26 May 1893

Rescinded 21 Aug 1893

Gwin

13 Jul 1855

Into Merced Co.

Haydensville

21 Jan 1851

20 Aug 1852

Hite

10 Apr 1901

31 Mar 1902 M Jerseydale

Hites Cove

01 Dec 1868

15 Jun 1869

 

10 Jan 1878

11 Sep 1889 M Darrah

 

07 Jan 1890

21 Jul 1890 “No papers”

Hornitas

18 Jun 1856

20 Aug 1877 to Hornitos

Hornitos

20 Aug 1877

 

Hunters Valley

08 Apr 1907

15 Sep 1923 M Hornitos

Incline

08 May 1924

15 Aug 1953 M El Portal

Indian Gulch (Indiangulch)

03 Jul 1855

15 Jan 1901

 

18 May 1901

15 Nov 1912 M Hornitos

Jasper Point

27 Jul 1909

15 Dec 1916 M Varain

Jerseydale Fr Darrah

20 Sep 1889

15 Apr 1930 M Usona

Kingsley

17 Nov 1896

30 Nov 1928 M Coulterville

Leach's Store

19 Dec 1855

26 Mar 1859

Lewis

17 Dec 1879

31 Mar 1927 M Le Grand

Mariposa

28 Jul 1851

 

Maxwell's Creek

20 Nov 1852

5 Mar 1872 to Coulterville

Miami

22 May 1894

31 Jul 1926 M Nipinnawasee

Midpines

23 Apr 1929

 

*Millerton

11 Oct 1853

”Into Frezno Co.”

Minear

09 Sep 1895

15 May 1896 M Jerseydale

Mountain King

20 Jul 1907

30 Jun 1922 M Briceburg

Mount Bullion

10 Jul 1862

11 Mar 1887

 

13 Dec 1887

 

Mount Ophir Fr Ophir

03 Nov 1856

1 Jun 1868

Ophir

20 Feb 1852

3 Nov 1856 to Mount Ophir

Opie

17 Nov 1896

17 Nov 1898 M Coulterville

Opim

29 May 1882

10 Jul 1884 M Hites Cove

Phillips Flat

17 Oct 1857

17 Nov 1858

Pine City

13 Feb 1888

21 Nov 1889

 

16 Jun 1890

6 May 1892 M Grants Springs

Pleasant Valley

17 Nov 1855

16 Sep 1856

Quartzburg

07 Oct 1851

2 Feb 1861

Red Mountain

22 Jan 1918

31 Mar 1919 M Wawona

Selleck

04 Oct 1897

15 May 1900 M Blanchard

Snelling's Ranch

11 Oct 1853

Into Merced Co.

Split Rock

04 May 1855

16 Aug 1858

Summervale

25 Mar 1893

29 Feb 1908 M Sugar Pine

Usona

28 Jan 1913

28 Feb 1942 M Mariposa

Varain

12 Jul 1907

30 Aug 1919 M Coulterville

Wawona Fr Clarks Station

10 Sep 1883

31 Jul 1935 M Yosemite National Park

Wenger

29 May 1882

22 Jan 1883 M Coulterville

Whitlock

15 Mar 1899

31 Oct 1910 M Mariposa

Wyatt's Store

05 Mar 1858

29 Jan 1871

Yo Semite

09 Aug 1869

7 Dec 1908

Yosemite

07 Dec 1908

7 Apr 1922 to Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

07 Apr 1922

 

 

*See note under Fresno County.

 

 

 

Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Source: Frickstad, Walter N.,  A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954, Pages 84-93. Philatelic Research Society, Oakland, CA. 1955.


© 2012  Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

 





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