Grovont
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Title:Grovont
History:Grovont Post Office was established on April 6, 1899 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Teton County. James Budge was the first postmaster. It was discontinued on November 30, 1950 and its mail then handled by the Kelly Post Office.. (Wyoming Post Offices) Postoffice in Uinta County, in the Jackson's Hole District. Stockraising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Postoffice in Teton County, 16 mile northeast of Jackson, the county seat and nearest banking point. Victor, Idaho is the nearest railroad point. Farming and cattle raising are the principal industries. Population 100. Altitude 6,664 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Teton
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:The name is a corruption of Gros Ventre and Gros Ventre River. (WPA) Grovont was located near the Gros Ventre River. (WSL)Grovont Post Office was established on April 6, 1899 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Teton County. James Budge was the first postmaster. It was discontinued on November 30, 1950 and its mail then handled by the Kelly Post Office.. (Wyoming Post Offices) Postoffice in Uinta County, in the Jackson's Hole District. Stockraising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Postoffice in Teton County, 16 mile northeast of Jackson, the county seat and nearest banking point. Victor, Idaho is the nearest railroad point. Farming and cattle raising are the principal industries. Population 100. Altitude 6,664 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
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Document ID:11140941

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