Black Bear, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Black Bear is a populated place, originally a gold mining town in Klamath County, now in unincorporated Siskiyou County, California.[1]

It is located on Black Bear Creek, a tributary of the South Fork Salmon River.[1]


Black Bear, now in Siskiyou County was a gold mining camp, in the now defunct Klamath County, that had a post office from 1869. From 1874 it was within that part of Klamath County annexed to Siskiyou County. Its post office was closed and moved to Sawyers Bar in 1941.[2]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Black Bear
  2. ^ Frickstad, Walter N., A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954, Philatelic Research Society, Oakland, CA. 1955, Pages 60-69.

Coordinates: 41°14′29″N 123°10′39″W / 41.24139°N 123.17750°W / 41.24139; -123.17750