Oil City (Crook)
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Title:Oil City (Crook)
History:Oil City Post Office was established on September 6, 1887 with Fred W. Coutes as postmaster. It was discontinued on December 30, 1887 due to "lack of papers." (Wyoming Post Offices)
County:Crook
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Probably located near the "Belle Fourche Oil Field" that was about 15 miles northeast of Moorcroft. (Knight, 1899)Oil City Post Office was established on September 6, 1887 with Fred W. Coutes as postmaster. It was discontinued on December 30, 1887 due to "lack of papers." (Wyoming Post Offices)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Knight, Wilbur C. and Slosson, E.E. The oil fields of Crook and Uinta Counties, Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming: University of Wyoming, School of Mines, Petroleum Series. Bulletin No., 3, 1899.
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Document ID:11140343

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