Echeta
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Title:Echeta
History:Echeta Post Office was established as Croton Post Office on January 13, 1896 in Crook County prior to the formation of Campbell County. It was changed to Echeta on March 20, 1907 with Annie Tubbs as its postmaster. It was discontinued on January 18, 1945 and its mail then handled by the Gillette Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) A postoffice in Crook County. Stockraising the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) A postoffice in Campbell County, on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 25 miles northwest of Gillette, the county seat. Arvada is the nearest banking point. Stock raising the principal industry. Population 40. Altitude 4,450 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922) A station on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad northwest of Gillette. (Marshall)
County:Campbell
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Located on Wild Horse Creek. Named by a Mr. Wilson, early settler, who saw a wild horse along the creek. It is the Indian word for wild horse. (Christiansen)Echeta Post Office was established as Croton Post Office on January 13, 1896 in Crook County prior to the formation of Campbell County. It was changed to Echeta on March 20, 1907 with Annie Tubbs as its postmaster. It was discontinued on January 18, 1945 and its mail then handled by the Gillette Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) A postoffice in Crook County. Stockraising the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) A postoffice in Campbell County, on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 25 miles northwest of Gillette, the county seat. Arvada is the nearest banking point. Stock raising the principal industry. Population 40. Altitude 4,450 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922) A station on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad northwest of Gillette. (Marshall)
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Document ID:11139284

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