Clarkelen
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Title:Clarkelen
History:Clarkelen Post Office was established on November 24, 1916 with Henry A. Cross as its first postmaster. It was discontinued on December 31, 1936 and its mail then handled by the Savageton Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Postoffice in Campbell County, 25 miles southwest of Gillette, the county seat and nearest banking point. Farming and stock raising are the principal industries. Population 100. Altitude 4,750 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Campbell
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:According to the 1920 Decennial Census, H. A. Cross, the postmaster, who lived at that time in Niobrara County, had a son named Clark and a daughter named Helen. (U.S. Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920) The other proposed name for the post office was Ridgely. (Wyoming Post Offices)Clarkelen Post Office was established on November 24, 1916 with Henry A. Cross as its first postmaster. It was discontinued on December 31, 1936 and its mail then handled by the Savageton Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Postoffice in Campbell County, 25 miles southwest of Gillette, the county seat and nearest banking point. Farming and stock raising are the principal industries. Population 100. Altitude 4,750 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11140518

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