Kingriver, California

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Kingriver (also, King's River and Smith's Ferry) is a former settlement in Fresno County, California.[1] It was located at 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Sanger.[1]

A post office opened at King's River from 1856 to 1859.[1] A post office opened at Smith's Ferry in 1865, renamed to King's River in 1866, changed its name to Kingriver in 1895, and closed for good in 1905.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1096. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.