Elk Creek
Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:55PM
Jo Giessner

1872 June 19, 3rd Class Post Office established as Elk Creek, Colusa, California located 23 miles northwest of Willows. Named for the abundance of Elk in the area.

Leon Newman, First Postmaster.

? June 26, Thomas McGetrick, Postmaster.

1875 September 17, John E. Holland, Postmaster.

1877 August 6, Perley Dunlap, Postmaster.

1879 January 30, William H. Pyle, Postmaster.

1889 January 23, William H. Sale, Postmaster.

1889 November 1, John J. West, Postmaster.

1891 March 11, Elk Creek Post Office into Glenn County.

1891 September 3, Abel H. Martin, Postmaster.

1892 January 14, Harry S. Gibbs, Postmaster.

1901 July 26, John Knight, Postmaster.

1911 March 6, Alonzo R. Bickford, Postmaster.

1913 November 14, James L. Lucas, Postmaster.

1927 November 3, Mrs. Georgia T. Provence, Postmaster.

1930 October 11, Mrs. Electa M. Butler, Postmaster.

1936 February 9, Mrs. Rena A. Sale, Postmaster.

1938 October 1, Lyle G. Sale, Postmaster.

1948 May 7, Mrs. Betty J. Harper, Postmaster.

1948 September 16, Mrs. Fern N. Peace, Postmaster.

1951 November 15, Mrs. LeNette E. Yarwood, Postmaster.

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