Rayl, California

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Rayl (also, Hackstaff and Liegan) is a former settlement in Lassen County, California.[1] It was located 9 miles (14 km) north of Doyle.[1]

The Rayl post office opened in 1915, changed its name to Hackstaff in 1922, and closed in 1922.[1] The name Rayl honored David Rayl, local hotelier and merchant.[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. 373. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.