Mower, California

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Mower is a former settlement in Humboldt County, California.[1] It was located 28 miles (45 km) northeast of Arcata.[1]

A post office operated at Mower from 1884 to 1888.[1] The name honors Lloyd W. Mower, its first postmaster.[1]


  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. 10. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.