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1880 September 15, 4th Class Post Office established as Ball, Siskiyou County, California, located 25 miles southwest of Lava Beds and 18 miles east of Mt. Shasta. Named for Edgar Ball.

Edgar Ball, First Postmaster.

1881 December 29, Post Office discontinued.

1888 April 6, Post Office re-established as Ball's Ranch with Edgar Ball, Postmaster.

1894 May 15, Post Office discontinued.

1894 July 6, Post Office re-established and "Ranch" dropped from name. Alexander J. Cook, Postmaster.

1894 December 29, Harry E. Schwatka, Postmaster.

1897 January 2, Samuel D. Prather, Postmaster.

1904 November 22, William H. Pickens, Postmaster.

1905 December 19, Allie Short, Postmaster.

1906 August 15, Post Office discontinued and service moved to Mount Hebron.

 

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