Potter, California

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Potter is a former settlement in Modoc County, California.[1] It was located 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Lookout.[1]

A post office operated at Potter from 1889 to 1896.[1] The name honors Richard R. Potter, 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. 396. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.