Thursday
Mar232017

Tilden > Swayne

1910 April 16, 4th Class Post Office established as Tilden, Butte, California located 2 1/2 miles northwest of Stanwood.

Warren H. Swayne, First Postmaster.

1914 March 19, Post Office discontinued, moved and namce changed to Swayne.

1914 March 19, 4th Class Post Office established as Swayne, Butte, California located per Railroad, 10 miles northeast of Las Plumas and 8 miles southeast of Pulga. Named for Warren H. Swayne.

Warren H. Swayne, First Postmaster.

1917 June 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Berry Creek.

 

Thursday
Mar232017

Vecino

Thursday
Mar232017

West Branch

1878 June 7, 4th Class Post Office established as West Branch, Butte, California located 5 miles north of Berdan. Name for the locale on the West Branch of Big Butte Creek.

George W. Bennett, First Postmaster.

1880 September 30, Charles Coppins, Postmaster.

1883 December 6, Lewis E. Day, Postmaster.

1900 May 9, John W. Waite, Postmaster.

1911 February 28, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Berdan.

Thursday
Mar232017

West Butte

1863 January 26, 4th Class Post Office established as West Butte, Butte County, California located 21 miles southwest of Live Oak. Named for nearby West Butte of Sutter buttes.

Elisha Swift, First Postmaster.

1864, Into Sutter County with boundary change.

1890-1907, spelled as one word, "Westbutte."

1930 October 31, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Live Oak.

Thursday
Mar232017

Wick > Sundale

1884 December 8, 4th Class Post Office established as Wick, Butte, California located 7 miles northwest of Oroville and 17 miles southeast of Chico. Named for Moses Wick.

Moses Wick, First Postmaster.

1886 June 3, Post office discontinued, moved 2 miles southeast and the name changed to Sundale.

1886 June 3, 4th Class Post Office established as Sundale, Butte, California located 5 miles northwest of Oroville. Site in a sunny valley.

Peter Marks, First Postmaster.

1897 December 15, Post office discontinued and the service moved to Oroville.

Sunday
Feb162014

Woodville

1856 May 19 -Post Office established as Woodville, Butte, California located at a stage stop on the Marysville to La Porte Road. 

Joseph Wood, First Postmaster.

1856 July 12, San Joaquin Republican (Stockton, California) - NEW POST OFFICES: Woodville, Butte county; Joe Wood, postmaster.~ 

1858 June 19, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Forbestown.

1860, Site into Yuba County with the boundary change.

Tuesday
Oct092018

Wyandotte

1859 January 20, 4th Class Post Office established as Wyandotte, Butte, California, located per the 1880 Postal Route Map 6 1/2 miles Southeast of Oroville. The name is derived from the Wyandot Indian Tribe. The Wyandot Mining Company, made up of Indians and Whites, formed in Kansas to come to California in 1849 for gold. A second party of Wyandot Indians arrived in California in 1850 and set up their enterprise on the Feather River near present-day Wyandotte in Butte County.

William S. Wilkerson, first Postmaster.

 

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