Phillips
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Title:Phillips
History:Phillips Post Office was established on January 29, 1884 with John H. Phillips as postmaster. It was discontinued on August 4, 1937 and its mail then handled by the Lagrange Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Country postoffice in Laramie County, 40 miles northeast from Cheyenne. Stockraising the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Postoffice in Goshen County, 40 miles southwest of Torrington the county seat. Yoder is the nearest railroad point and Lagrange the nearest banking point. Farming and stock raising are the principal industries. Population 60. Altitude 6,000 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Goshen
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Phillips Post Office was established on January 29, 1884. The first postmaster was John H. Phillips. It was located on Phillips Ranch. The name was also spelled Philips. Another proposed name was Rugg Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) John H. Phillips received a patent on land at this location on August 9, 1884. (General Land Office)Phillips Post Office was established on January 29, 1884 with John H. Phillips as postmaster. It was discontinued on August 4, 1937 and its mail then handled by the Lagrange Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Country postoffice in Laramie County, 40 miles northeast from Cheyenne. Stockraising the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Postoffice in Goshen County, 40 miles southwest of Torrington the county seat. Yoder is the nearest railroad point and Lagrange the nearest banking point. Farming and stock raising are the principal industries. Population 60. Altitude 6,000 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
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Document ID:11141638

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