Killion
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Title:Killion
History:Killion Post Office was established on January 13, 1888 with Louisa Killion as postmaster. It was discontinued on May 15, 1888 and its mail then handled by the Sundance Post Office. "Linden takes the place of Killion. Linden is one mile east of Killion" (Wyoming Post Offices)
County:Crook
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Located at the confluence of Houston and Inyan Kara creeks, at the road ranch of Mrs. Louise Killion, for whom it was named. Discontinued in 1888, the only bridge across Inyan Kara Creek available to settlers at this time, was owned by Mrs. Killion and operated as a toll bridge. (WPA) Killion Post Office was established on January 13, 1888 with Louisa Killion as postmaster. Location of Killion's Ranch. (Wyoming Post Offices) Louisa L. Killion received a patent on land at this location on October 2, 1890. (General Land Office Records)Killion Post Office was established on January 13, 1888 with Louisa Killion as postmaster. It was discontinued on May 15, 1888 and its mail then handled by the Sundance Post Office. "Linden takes the place of Killion. Linden is one mile east of Killion" (Wyoming Post Offices)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11141658

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