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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Anderson came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Anderson in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Anderson. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Anderson is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Anderson post office opened in 1878.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Anderson:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

California Place Names
Written by: Gudde, Erwin
Published by University of California Press, 2004
(Available from

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - California & Nevada
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2002
(Available from

Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Anderson in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Anderson for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Anderson. See our Misc Page for Anderson for more information.

Railroad Mentions of Anderson:

Anderson was mentioned in the following schedules:

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (March 1908)

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (July 1929)

The official website for Anderson:

The official website for Shasta County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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