Sunday
Feb282016

Cataract

1899 September 6, 4th Class Post Office established as Cataract, Siskiyou, California, located 14 miles east of Klamathon. Name stems from the nearby fall.

Louisa A. Sloan, First and Only Postmaster.

1903 October 14, Post Office discontinued and service moved to Beswick.

Sunday
Feb282016

Cecilville

1879 June 25, 4th class post office established as Cecilville, Siskiyou County, California, located 33 miles southwest of Etna. Named for John B. Sissel, an 1840's settler. (Misspelling never corrected).

George H. Lightman, First Postmaster.

1902 September 11, Thomas B. Markham, Postmaster.

1903 October 10, Henry C. Phares, Postmaster.

1905 February 8, David J. Burgess, Postmaster.

1911, February 20, Euphomia Roff, Postmaster.

1915 December 20, Asa B. Farnsworth, Postmaster.

1918 April 12, Samuel F. George, Postmaster.

1920 January 14, Asa B. Farnsworth, Postmaster.

1933 July 1, Frank Mathews, Postmaster.

1935 April 8, Alexander Gibson, Postmaster.

1936 August 8, Nestor A. Westover, Postmaster.

1940 April 1, Alexander Gibson, Postmaster.

1942 October 8, John O. McBroom, Postmaster.

1949 October 27, Miss Frances E. McBroom, Postmaster.

1954 November 3, Mrs. Frances E. Kaiser, Postmaster.

1972 August 4, Post Office discontinued and service moved to Etna.

Monday
Feb292016

Cedarville

1869 December 22, Cedarville Post Office established in Siskiyou County. Into Modoc County when that county created on 17 February 1874.

See:  Cedarville under Modoc County.

Monday
Feb292016

Cherry Hill

1902 April 4, 4th Class Post office established as Cherry Hill, Siskiyou, California, located  8 miles west of Yreka. Named for abundance of " Choke Cherries" growing on the hill side.

Ezra D. Baker, First and Only Postmaster.

1902 October 31, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Yreka.

Monday
Feb292016

Clear Creek

1934 March 20, 4th Class Post Office established as Clear Creek, Siskiyou, California, located 8 miles southwest of Happy Camp, the site was at the confluence of Clear Creek with the Klamath River.

Carl R. McConnell, First Postmaster.

1937 June 25, Delos E. Brown, Postmaster.

1937 September 24, Lucian S. Hardesty, Postmaster.

1942 March 31, Mrs. Caroline Rose Gammon, Postmaster.

1943 January 5, Mrs. Virginia M. Oates, Postmaster.

1945 November 8, John R. Jardim Postmaster.

1963 August 31, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Happy Camp.

Monday
Feb292016

Coles > Hilts > Hilt

1888 March 30, 4th Class Post Office establsihed as Coles, Siskiyou, California, located 27 miles north of Montague. Named for  Byron Cole, Rancher.

Rufus Cole, First Postmaster.

1900 March 5, Ellen J. Cole Postmaster.

1903 July 6,  P O moved 1 mile south and name changed to Hilts.

1903 July 6, 3rd Class Post Office established as Hilts, Siskiyou, California, to honor John Hilt who built a sawmill on Cottonwood Creek in 1855, 5 miles west of the community. Located 8 miles northeast of Hornbrook.

Victor A. Peterson, Fisrt Postmaster.

1931 February 14, Bert W. Miller, Postmaster.

1934 November 23, Mrs. Jeanine G M Kennedy, Postmaster.

1935 September 10, Ms. Irene F. Tullis, Postmaster.

1940 December 12, Mrs. Ruth E. Baumgartner, Postmaster.

1956 January 31, Mrs. Delores R. Gerds, Postmaster.

1956 November 3, Mrs. Irene F. Tullis, Postmaster.

1967 July 1, "s" dropped, so Hilts became Hilt.

Monday
Feb292016

Copco

1914 July 8, 4th Class Post Office established as Copco, Siskiyou, California, located 14 miles northeast of Hornbrook and at the site of the California-Oregon Power Company's hydro-electric power plant. C - O - P -CO stands for California Oregon Power Company.

John C. Boyle First Postmaster.

1918 August 21, Homer M. Dorland, Postmaster.

1927 July 1, Homer M. Dorland, Postmaster.

1938 September 10, Ralph McKay, Postmaster.

1947 January 31, Gerford R. Morningstar, Postmaster.

1954 May 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Hornbrook.

Monday
Feb292016

Copper

1914 June 5, 4th Class Post Office established as Copper, Siskiyou, California, located 20 miles northeast of Hornbrook. Name derived from the copper mining in the area.

Charles E. Huff, First and Only Postmaster.

1924 November 15, Post Office discontinued and moved 3 miles north into Jackson County, Oregon.

Saturday
Mar122016

Corbett

See:  Otey's Ranch > Corbett

Sunday
Nov252012

Cottage Grove

1857 November 18, 4th Class Post Office established as Cottage Grove, Klamath, California, located 32 miles north of Orleans. The name Cottage Grove was probably a transfer name of the hometown of a miner or group of miners.

James M. Fry, First Postmaster.

1859 November 18, James M. Fry, Postmaster.

1862 April 7, J. H. Schanck, Postmaster.

1862 August 18, William Elliott, Postmaster.

1872 February 7, Post Office discontinued.

1875 January 21, Cottage Grove Post Office re-established, but now in Siskiyou County as Klamath County had been dissolved on 28 March 1874.

William Elliott, Postmaster.

1898 May 21, R. L. Smith, Postmaster.

1898 November 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Teneyck, Siskiyou County.

 

Monday
Feb292016

Croy

1907 January 26, 4th Class Post Office established as Croy, Siskiyou, California, located 9 miles southwest of Hornbrook. Named for Jefferson P. Croy.

Jefferson P. Croy, First and Only Postmaster.

1913 September 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Hornbrook.

Monday
Feb292016

Crystal Creek

1871 January 31, 4th Class Post Office established as Crystal Creek, Siskiyou, California, located 4 miles north of Etna Mills.

J. Milton Smith, First and Only Postmaster.

1873 September 30, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Etna Mills.

Monday
Feb292016

Daggett > Jordan

Sometimes spelled:  Dagget > Jordon

1881 March 31, 4th Class Post Office established as Daggett, Siskiyou, California, located 21 miles northwest of Trinity Center and named for Miss Leslie Dagget.

Miss Leslie Daggett, First Postmaster.

1883 February 28, P O discontinued, moved, and the name changed to Jordan.

1883 February 28, 4th Class Post Office established as Jordan, Siskiyou, California, located 20 miles northwest of Trinity Center per Postal Route Map. Named for Josiah Jordan.

Josiah Jordan, First Postmaster.

1887 November 19, George C. Spooner, Postmaster.

1888 October 20, P O discontinued and the service moved to Cecilville.

Friday
Mar042016

Dorris

See:  Picard > Dorris

Thursday
Mar242016

Dorris Bridge > Alturas

Originally Dorris Bridge, Siskiyou County, California. Name changed to Alturas and county changed to Modoc.

See:  Dorris Bridge > Alturas under Modoc County.

Friday
Mar042016

Dunsmuir

See:  Mannon > Dunsmuir

Monday
Feb292016

Eagleville

1868 July 10, Post Officed established as Eagleville, Siskiyou County. Became Eagleville, Modoc County when that county created 17 February 1874.

See:  Eagleville under Modoc County.

Monday
Feb292016

Edgwood >Edgewood

AKA:  Butteville

1870 April 15, Post Office established as Edgwood, Siskiyou, California. Site on the edge of the woods, located 14 miles northwest of Berryvale in 1870, 5 miles northwest of Weed per Postal Route Map of 1964. Was a stage stop on the California-Oregon Road.

Jonothan Cavanaugh, First Postmaster.

1889 April 20, Harry H. Unger, Postmaster.

1892 July 5, Edward P. Cavanaugh, Postmaster.

1902 August 28, "e" added so Edgwood was now spelled Edgewood.

1912 October 17, Richard E. Cavanaugh, Postmaster.

1915 March 8, Ethel A. Cavanaugh, Postmaster.

1919 July 23, Hiram T. Whitley, Postmaster.

1922 November 14, Frank E. Alexander, Postmaster.

1924 March 29, Mrs. Mary L. McMahon, Postmaster.

1924 November 15, Herbert E. Snyder, Postmaster.

1940 February 1, Mrs. Mary McMahon, Postmaster.

1962 December 31, Mrs. Bertha M. Aldrich, Postmaster.

1964 July 3, from 4th Class Post Office to Rural Station of Weed.

1966, from Rural Station to Rural Branch.

Monday
Feb292016

Eileen

1907 July 31, 4th Class Post Office established as Eileen, Siskiyou, California. Eileen being the given name of the wife of the first postmaster, the location was 4 miles southeast of Hutton.

Louis Adams, First Postmaster.

1908 September 16, San Francisco Call, "POSTMASTERS APPOINTED - California - Eileen, Siskiyou county, Frank A. Sibbles, vice L. Adams, resigned."

1909 February 26, Carrie G. Carnahan, Postmaster.

1909 October 30, Post Office discontinued and service moved to Hutton.

Monday
Feb292016

Elklawn

1888 May 31, 4th Class Post Office established as Elklawn, Siskiyou, California, located 15 miles southeast of Berryvale. Name generated by the elk that fed on the lawn in front of the hotel. Elk Lawn (as sometimes spelled) was a stopover for freight teamsters utilizing the road between Fall River Mills and Sisson.

James Downing, First Postmaster.

1890 August 30, Robert Calcagnino, Postmaster.

1892 September 5, Fred Moore, Postmaster.

1896 August 24, John W. Weaver, Postmaster.

1897 December 31, Post Office discontinued and service moved to Warmcastle.