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Smith River

1863 August 12, 2nd Class Post Office established as Smith River, Del Norte, California located 15 miles north of Crescent City. Named for Jedediah S. Smith who discovered the river on June 19, 1828.

Samuel L. Grow, First Postmaster.

1869 April 25, Andrew B. Campbell, Postmaster.

1869 November 4, James Brooking, Postmaster.

1880 March 8, James Brooking, Postmaster.

1886 September 16, Elmer Jenkins, Postmaster.

1891 June 11, Lizzie Ella Hughes, Postmaster.

1893 November 4, John N. McVay, Postmaster.

1897 November 22, Joseph L. Lake, Postmaster.

1901 July 3, Daniel W. Finch, Postmaster.

1905 August 2, Frank V. Vincent, Postmaster.

1909 February 18, John A. Tyler, Postmaster.

1910 June 1, Frank V. Vincent, Postmaster.

1912 June 5, Anna Beam, Postmaster.

1924 February 14, Mrs. Ethel L. Goodlin, Postmaster.

1924 April 3, Ray A. Ferrill, Postmaster.

1929 December 19, Pearl M. Hight, Postmaster.

1939 March 7, Mrs. Pearl Bosch, Postmaster.

1965 September 10, Mrs. Mabel C. Maris, Postmaster.


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