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Calabasas (sic)

Calabasas (sic)

Santa Cruz Co.

Smith Map, 1879;
GLO Map, 1921

Settlement made here about 1763.  Was a "visita" of the Jesuits.  Town started and named 1865 by Calabasas Land and Mining Co.  Ten miles northwest of Nogales, on railroad.  P. O. established Oct. 8, 1866, under spelling "Calabazas."  P.O. records show it was changed to Calabasas Dec. 19, 1882.

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