Lowrey, California

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Lowrey is an unincorporated community in Tehama County, in the U.S. state of California.[1]

History[edit]

A variant name was "Lowrey's".[2] A post office called Lowrey's was established in 1888, the name was changed to Lowrey in 1898, and the post office closed in 1917.[3] The community was named after George M. Lowrey, a local cattleman.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lowrey, California
  2. ^ a b "Place Names" (PDF). Tehama County Department of Education. p. 32. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 May 2017. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 March 2018.

Coordinates: 40°00′50″N 122°33′12″W / 40.01389°N 122.55333°W / 40.01389; -122.55333