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A post office called Peanut was established in 1900, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[2] The first postmaster's fondness of peanuts caused the name to be selected.[3]


  1. ^ "Peanut". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Trinity County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  3. ^ Trask, Larry; Trask, Robert Lawrence (January 2010). Why Do Languages Change?. Cambridge University Press. p. 77. ISBN 978-0-521-83802-3.