Bed Rock
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 4:18PM
Jo Giessner

1870 April 15,  4th Class Post Office established as Bed Rock, Klamath County, California, located approximately 6 miles northwest of Burnt Ranch, Trinity County. Name is a placer mining term wherein the miners clean out the river bed to bedrock to recover gold in pockets in the rock.

Thomas J. Titlow, First Postmaster.

1870 July 25, Thomas G. Campbell, Postmaster.

1872 December 12, Post Office discontinued.

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