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May022016

Belden

1909 October 8, 3rd Class Post Office established as Belden, Plumas, California located 37 miles north of Yankee Hill. Name honors Josiah Belden, grantee of the Barranca Colorada Rancho, a Mexican Land Grant.

Robert Belden, First Postmaster.

1913 December 9, Christ B. Webster, Postmaster.

1914 June 24, Richard H. Wiley, Postmaster.

1918 February 15, Lucille Belden, Postmaster.

1920 November 16, Goldie M. Morganhaler, Postmaster.

1944 July 1, Richard Leo Hays, Postmaster.

1945 May 15, Jacob W. McCrillis, Postmaster.

1947 November 15, Mrs. Florence M. Dedmon, Postmaster.

1949 June 9, Florence M. Dedmon, Postmaster.

1973 March 30, Changed from 3rd Class Post Office to Rural Branch of Oroville, Butte County.

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