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Near Topaz in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Topaz Post Office

 
 
Topaz Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 24, 2011
1. Topaz Post Office Marker
Inscription. Near this location, records show establishment of a post office at Topaz, Mono County, California, February 20, 1885. Discontinued in 1922, it was re-established in June, 1926. Nearby could also be found a school, way-station, blacksmith shop, and other facilities of the Rickey Land and Cattle Company operations of northern Mono County.
 
Erected 1972 by E Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64/Mono County Board of Supervisors.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 38° 36.192′ N, 119° 29.93′ W. Marker is near Topaz, California, in Mono County. Marker is on Topaz Lane 1.4 miles east of Three Flags Highway (California Highway 395). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Topaz CA 96133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coleville (approx. 2.4 miles away); Flag on Centennial Bluff (approx. 3.5 miles away); The C-130 Crew (approx. 5.8 miles away); Golden Gate Mine (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Golden Gate Mine
Topaz Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 24, 2011
2. Topaz Post Office Marker
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Wellington (approx. 12.4 miles away in Nevada); Double Springs (approx. 14.2 miles away in Nevada).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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