Carey, California

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Carey (also, Jeram) is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California.[1] It was located 16 miles (26 km) south of Covelo.[1]

The Carey post office opened in 1891, changed its name to Jeram in 1896, and closed in 1897.[1] The name Carey honored George R. Carey, its first postmaster.[1] The name Jeram was for Father Jeram who established a Slavonian colony in Eden Valley.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 43. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.