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1883 January 24, 4th Class Post Office established as Bigbend, Butte, California, located 8 miles southeast of Yankee Hill and 14 miles northeast of Cherokee. Named for a "big bend" in the North Fork of the Feather River.

George C. Carman, First Postmaster.

1891 December 31, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Yankee Hill.

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