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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Likely came from various goverment sources (GNIS, FIPS), we also found mention of Likely 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 Likely. We hope that they will be useful to you.

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

From that list:

The Likely post office opened in 1886.

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

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Likely:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

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

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

Railroad Mentions of Likely:

Likely was mentioned in the following schedule:

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (March 1908)

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Footnotes ...

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


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