Alta (Teton)
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Title:Alta (Teton)
History:Alta Post Office was established on January 17, 1898 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Teton County. Thomas R. Wilson was its first postmaster. It was discontinued on November 15, 1910 and its mail then handled by the Driggs, Idaho Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Alta. Population 166, Uinta County. A post office established in 1890, ..., 40 miles from Rexburg, the nearest shipping point, and 5 miles from Driggs, Idaho, the banking town. Has a Mormon church and daily stage connection between Rexburg and St. Anthony, fare $3.00. Mail daily. (Gazetteer, 1908-9) Small postoffice in Uinta County, 48 miles southeast from St. Anthony, Idaho, the nearest railroad point. Stock raising and farming the leading industries. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Teton
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Alta Post Office was established on January 17, 1898 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Teton County. Thomas R. Wilson was its first postmaster. It was discontinued on November 15, 1910 and its mail then handled by the Driggs, Idaho Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Alta. Population 166, Uinta County. A post office established in 1890, ..., 40 miles from Rexburg, the nearest shipping point, and 5 miles from Driggs, Idaho, the banking town. Has a Mormon church and daily stage connection between Rexburg and St. Anthony, fare $3.00. Mail daily. (Gazetteer, 1908-9) Small postoffice in Uinta County, 48 miles southeast from St. Anthony, Idaho, the nearest railroad point. Stock raising and farming the leading industries. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
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Document ID:11139262

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