Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:59AM
Jo Giessner

*Sometimes spelled Hansen.

1885 November 10, 4th Class Post Office established as Hausen, Lassen, California located 12 miles south of Eagleville and 40 miles northwest of Buffalo Meadows.

William Coppersmith, First Postmaster.

1887 November 30, Post Office discontinued.

1890 October 6, Post Office re-established with William Coppersmith as Postmaster..

1898 April 28, Post Office moved 3 miles east into Washoe County, Nevada.

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