AKA Pittsburg District, Williams (for Charles Williams), Brownsville, Ydalpom
1864 March 23, The Copper City Pioneer - newspaper published by W. L. Carter made its initial appearance.
1871, residents received mail addressed to Shasta, 22 miles southhwest.
1878 May 21, 4th Class U.S. Pst Office established as Copper City, Shasta County, California. Name derived from the Gold Silver Copper Company (1863). Located 30 miles NE of Redding. (north side of Pit River near the mouth of Squaw Creek.)
Cary M. Fulton first postmaster.
1879 April 9, Sacramento Daily Union, SILVER BRICKS FROM COPPER CITY - The Extra Mining Company of Copper City shipped two silver bricks to-day valued at $3,890. The mine is improving very much, and all others in the district look well.~
1880 May 10, Copper City Post Office discontinued and service moved to Redding.~
1899 January 15, San Francisco Call, DEATH AT COPPER CITY - David Porter Miles, a prominent citizen and merchant of copper city, is dead, having succumbed to a stroke of paralysus. He was 49 years of age. A large family survives him.~
1899 March 22, San Francisco Call, SHASTA COUNTY'S COPPER MINES - A great deal of attention is being attracted in this county to the Pittsburg mining district abounding in copper and gold ores. Twenty claims were filed in the County Recorder's Office on Monday. Within this district is the old Copper city camp. An extremely rich ledge of copper ore is being developed on Bully Hill, and as other copper and a number of free gold strikes have lately been made in the district, unusual attention has been attracted.~
1901 April 26, San Francisco Call, SEEKING COPPER IN SHASTA - Captain J. R. Delamar, a millionaire mine owner, has again shown his faith in the copper belt of Shasta County. To-day he took, through his agents, a bond on the Globe Group of copper claims near Copper City, within three miles of the Bully Hill plant, which he recently transferred to corporate ownership. The bond is said to be in a good figure, although the amount is not given out.~
1950, The Covered Wagon published by Shasta Historical Society has an article by Helen Hogue regarding Copper City, page 35.