Salsig, California

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Salsig (also, Manzanita) is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California.[1] It was located at the terminus of stage coach line and later on the railroad 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Elk.[1]

The Salsig post office opened in 1904, changed its name to Manzanita in 1912, and closed in 1915.[1] The name honored Edgar Budd Salsig, whose lumber company had mills nearby.[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. 55. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.