Sublet
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Title:Sublet
History:Sublet Post Office was established on January 10, 1908 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. Joseph H. Levesque was the postmaster. It was discontinued on July 15, 1933 and its mail then handled at Frontier Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Sublet is situated about eight miles north of Kemmerer. It is a mining town, mines No. 5 and No. 6 of the Kemmerer Coal Company being located here. The Oregon Short Line spur was completed to Sublet in 1907 and the town was soon afterward incorporated. In 1915 the population was 524, an increase of 177 during the preceding five years. The town claimed a population of 1,000 at the close of the year 1917. (Bartlett) Postoffice and coal mining town in Uinta County, 8 miles north of Kemmerer. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Postoffice and coal mining town in Lincoln County, 10 miles north of Kemmerer, the county seat, nearest banking and railroad point. Sheep raising and coal mining are the principal industries. Population 525. Altitude 7,500 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Lincoln
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Old mining town. The town was named for the Sublette family in the area but the spelling has been corrupted. (WPA)Sublet Post Office was established on January 10, 1908 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. Joseph H. Levesque was the postmaster. It was discontinued on July 15, 1933 and its mail then handled at Frontier Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Sublet is situated about eight miles north of Kemmerer. It is a mining town, mines No. 5 and No. 6 of the Kemmerer Coal Company being located here. The Oregon Short Line spur was completed to Sublet in 1907 and the town was soon afterward incorporated. In 1915 the population was 524, an increase of 177 during the preceding five years. The town claimed a population of 1,000 at the close of the year 1917. (Bartlett) Postoffice and coal mining town in Uinta County, 8 miles north of Kemmerer. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Postoffice and coal mining town in Lincoln County, 10 miles north of Kemmerer, the county seat, nearest banking and railroad point. Sheep raising and coal mining are the principal industries. Population 525. Altitude 7,500 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11139466

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