Algoma, California

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Algoma is an extinct town in Siskiyou County, California.

History[edit]

Algomah is a name derived from a Native American language, cf. Algoma (placename).[1] A variant name was "Algomah".[2] A post office called Algomah was established in 1902, and remained in operation until 1909.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroeber, A.L. (1916). "California Place Names of Indian Origin" (PDF). University of California Press Berkeley. p. 34. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Algoma, California
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 March 2018.