Friday, November 23, 2012 at 6:11PM
Jo Giessner

1886 March 4,  A 4th Class Post Office was established as Bingen, Tehama, California located 9 miles southwest of Cottonwood at about the junction of Bowman and Farquhar roads.

Henry Heckert was the first postmaster.

1887 April 19, The postal service discontinued and service moved to Cottonwood.

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