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Nov182015

Crescent City

1853 October 12, 1st Class Post Office established as Crescent City, Klamath County, California located 75 miles north of Eureka. Named for the crescent shape of the bay of the Pacific Ocean.

Beverly Miller, First Postmaster.

1854 June 1, David Hoover, Postmaster.

1855 May 26, David C. Lewis, Postmaster.

1857, Del Norte County created with Crescent City as the county seat.

1858 June 3, Benjamin Reynolds, Postmaster.

1861 July 25, Henry H. Johnson, Postmaster. 

1865 March 17, William H. Woodbury, Postmaster.

1874 March 28, Klamath County dissolved. Crescent City into Del Norte County.

See:  Crescent City, Del Norte County.

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