Rochelle
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Title:Rochelle
History:Rochelle Post Office was established on October 13, 1909 with George Hodges as postmaster. It was discontinued on June 30, 1911. It was re-established on March 14, 1924 and discontinued again on November 30, 1938. Mail was then handled by the Clareton Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) New postoffice in Weston County. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Weston
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:The Rochell Hills were named for the saline deposits in the vicinity. (WPA) Rochelle comes from Rochelle Salt, the popular name of the double tartrate of sodium and potassium. It was discovered in 1672 by a Rochelle, France apothecary named Seignette. (New International Encyclopedia) Rochelle was located on the Rochelle Ranch in the Rochelle Hills. (WSL) Named for Mr. Albert Rochelle, an early pioneer of the area. (Niobrara County Library Web 2014)Rochelle Post Office was established on October 13, 1909 with George Hodges as postmaster. It was discontinued on June 30, 1911. It was re-established on March 14, 1924 and discontinued again on November 30, 1938. Mail was then handled by the Clareton Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) New postoffice in Weston County. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11139399

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