Ivy, California

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Ivy is a former settlement in Modoc County, California.[1] It was located on the stage coach line about midway between Eagleville and Likely, California at 16 miles (26 km) east of Likely by road.[1]

A post office operated at Ivy from 1899 to 1920 and from 1921 to 1922.[1] The town's name comes from a potted ivy kept at the post office.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ivy is located in the northeast corner of Jess Valley, one mile (1.6 km) southwest of Clear Lake and about 11 miles (18 km) east of Likely, California.

History[edit]

During its heyday, Ivy was a sawmill town.

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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. 393. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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