Beegum, California

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Beegum is an unincorporated community in Shasta and Tehama counties, in the U.S. state of California.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was in operation at Beegum from 1895 until it was discontinued in 1917.[2][3] The community took its name from nearby Beegum Creek, cf. Beegum Peak.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beegum, California
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Place Names" (PDF). Tehama County Department of Education. Retrieved 25 March 2018.

Coordinates: 40°20′42″N 122°51′29″W / 40.34500°N 122.85806°W / 40.34500; -122.85806