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Nov182015

Forks of Salmon

1858 September 30, 4th Class Post Office established as Forks Of Salmon, Klamath, California located at the junction of the north and south forks of the Salmon River. Was an 1849 mining camp. Location is 42 miles southwest of Etna.

John A. Hartcorn, First Postmaster.

1862 August 20, William Curtis, Postmaster.

1863 December 17, Madison Forgey, Postmaster.

1871 July 25, Post Office discontinued.

1872 August 28, Post Office re-established with William R. Boyd as Postmaster.

1874 March 28, Klamath County dissolved. Site now in Siskiyou County.

See also:  Forks of Salmon, under Siskiyou County.

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