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1905 March 6, 4th Class Post Office established as Wakefield, Del Norte, California located 3 miles northeast of of Crescent City and 12 miles southwest of Smith River. Named for William Wakefield, the first postmaster.

William L. Wakefield, First Postmaster.

1913 July 14, Ida May Burnett, Postmaster.

1918 March 30, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Fort Dick.

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