Big Flat
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:23PM
Jo Giessner

1935 April 3, 4th Class Post Office established as Big Flat, Trinity, California. Descriptive name of site in the Trinity Alps Wilderness area. A vacation resort located 16 miles by trail southeast of Cecilville, Siskiyou County and 16 miles southwest of Coffee, Trinity County in the SW 1/4 Sec 7; T37N; R9W.

Nathan A. Steele was the first postmaster.~

1937 September 10, Correction made that location actually in Siskiyou County.

1941 October 15, Post Office disocntinued and service moved to Trinity Center.

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