Alva
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Title:Alva
History:Alva Post Office was established on July 6, 1891 with Alva S. Bender as its postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) Alva, Crook County. A post office, 35 miles north of Sundance, the county seat and 18 miles west of Aladdin, the shipping point. Sundance is the nearest banking point. Mail daily. (Gazetteer, 1908-9) Country postoffice and town in Crook County, 16 miles north of Sundance. Stock growing the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Crook
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Alva Post Office was established in July, 1891 with Alva S. Bender as the first postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices)Alva Post Office was established on July 6, 1891 with Alva S. Bender as its postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) Alva, Crook County. A post office, 35 miles north of Sundance, the county seat and 18 miles west of Aladdin, the shipping point. Sundance is the nearest banking point. Mail daily. (Gazetteer, 1908-9) Country postoffice and town in Crook County, 16 miles north of Sundance. Stock growing the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Christiansen, Cleo. Sagebrush Settlements. Lovell, Wyo.: Cleo Christiansen, 1967.
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11139265

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