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]


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.


During its heyday, Ivy was a sawmill town.


  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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