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(Extracted from the Wyoming Business Directory, exactly as listed

(name underlining and a few spelling corrections added)

 

Official List of Post=Offices

1901—1902

Big Horn County, Wyoming

 

BASIN

Important town, county seat of Big Horn county. Located on the Big Horn River, 65 miles west from Buffalo. Surrounded by a prosperous stock raising and farming country. Coal and some oil are found in the neighborhood. Bridger, Montana, is the nearest railway point at present, but upon completion of the railroad to Cody, Basin will be only 50 miles from a railroad point. Basin has good churches and excellent schools. The present board are Geo. N. Michlem, chairman; G. W. Richardson, clerk; James I. Patten, treasurer. Basin is reached by stage lines from Buffalo, Casper, by the way of Thermopolis and Bridger, Montana. Population, 300; altitude, 3,400 feet.

Alderdice W J, stockman

Allen J D, vice-pres Big Horn County Bank

Antlers Hotel, Josiah Cook Prop.

Arnott John P, attorney-at-law, notary public, U S Commissioner

Baptist Church, Rev J L Limes, pastor

Big Horn County Bank, Willis J Booth, Pres, J D Allen Vice Pres, D L Darr, cashier, W S Collins attorney

Big Horn County Rustler (w), Tom F. Daggett ed.

Booth Willis J, pres Big Horn County bank, county clerk, stockman

Brigham F T, lumber, contractor & builder, justice peace

Carter C Dana, physician and coroner

Collins Winfield S, prosecuting attorney for Big Horn county, notary public, stockman

Collins & Zaring, attorneys-at-law (advertisement C. A. Zaring)

Cologne Pharmacy, Anne D Patten and Fanchon Patten props, Jas I Patten mgr

Cook Joseph, stockman

Cook Josiah, genl mdse

Daggett Tom F, pub Big Horn County Rustler

Darr D L, cashier Big Horn County Bank, insurance, notary public

Denny J L, saloon

George & Collins, buyers and sellers of cattle

Gibson Wm, stockman

Hale Dudley N, sheriff

Hoover prof E C., teacher of music

Hotel Antlers, Josiah Cook Prop.

James Frank, deputy sheriff Big Horn county

Linn J L, stockman

Lunbeck G E, blacksmith

McCabe B R, attorney

Maier Otto, harness and saddlery

Meade Geo, constable

Methodist Episcopal Church, E T Everett pastor

Parkhurst R M, livery, feed and sale stable

Parkhurst Mrs R M, millinery and ladies’ furnishings

Patten Fanchon, postmaster

Patten James I, mgr Cologne Pharmacy

Pease A L, saloon

Richardson G W, county treasurer

Smith J W, stockman

Steele Robt, stockman

Steele W O, stockman

Thomas I E, drugs and stationery

Watkins Ira A, barber

Weber Alex, stockman

Whaley W T, stockman

Williams I H, saloon and stockman

Woods Orin H, surveyor and U S commissioner

Workman J M, attorney

Zane & Richardson, genl mdse and farm machinery

Zaring C A, attorney-at-law

BIG TRAILS

Small post office in Big Horn county, 52 miles southeast from Basin. Stock raising the leading industry. Population 10

Ainsworth Frank, stockman

Clausen Alex, Stockman

Coleman A L, stockman and U S commissioner

Helmer Frank, Stockman

Henry Joseph, Stockman

Hopkins J O, Stockman

Richards E M, dentist and postmaster

BONANZA

Small town and post office in Big Horn county, 18 miles southeast from Basin. Stockraising the leading industry. Population 15

Gillis A, stockman

McKay E, stockman

Morgan O C, stage to Sheridan

Taylor W E, genl mdse and postmaster

BURLINGTON

Small town in Big Horn county, 20 miles northwest from Basin. Located in a beautiful valley. Stock raising the principal industry. Population 75.

Avant T L, general merchandise

Babtist Church, J L Lyons pastor

Coffield John, justice peace

Davidson Thomas, stockman

Dobson Mrs A M, millinery

Griffin Henry, stockman

Lantrey V G, justice peace

Latter Day Saints’ Church, Bishop W S McNiver pastor (should be McNiven)

McCorel J, saloon

McFarland F, stockman

Packard W H, genl mdse

Parks C A, stockman

Shaver W W,county commissioner and stockman

Spotts J B, postmaster

Spotts & Hensley, general merchandise

Winters N E, stockman

BYRON

Country post office in Big Horn county. Stock raising the principal industry. Population 10.

CEDAR

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 46 miles southeast from Basin. Stock raising the leading industry. Population, 10.

Aller Joseph, stockman

Buckmaster John, stockman

Chatfield Elmer, stockman

Enge Joseph, stockman

Greet & Son, stockmen

Horton W L, stockman

Jacobs Lewis, postmaster

Lewis Bros, stockmen

O’Neal & Co, general merchandise

Sawyer G R, stockman

Shaw C E, stockman

Walm R A, stockman

CLARK

Small post office in the northern part of Big Horn county, 30 miles from Cody. Stockraising the principal industry. Population 6

CLOVERLY

Small postoffice in Big Horn county, 19 miles northeast from Basin. Stockraising the leading industry. Population 10.

CODY

The listing of businesses and people for Cody is not included here. If you need the list, send email request to wcounty.com

COWLEY

Small country post office in Big Horn county. Stockraising the principal industry. Population 10

EAGLE

Country postoffice on the Stinking Water river, in Big Horn county, 36 miles northeast from Basin. Farming and stockraising the leading industries. Population 20

EMBAR

Small post office in Big Horn county, 18 miles southeast of Meeteetse. Stockgrowing the principal industry. Population, 12; altitude, 5900 feet.

Austin H H, postmaster

Embar Cattle Co, Price & Lovey, props

Price J, cattleman

Puntney V, cattleman

Short Leonard, cattleman

Tovey J L, cattleman

FENTON

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 30 miles west from Basin. Stockraising the principal industry, Population, 10.

Ahent C, stockman

Beck Geo, stockman

Beck Wm E, stockman

Blackstone Alex, stockman

Fenton Bros, stockman

Jimerfield Philip, stockman

Roach Alex, stockman

Stewart David, stockman

Thayer Wm, general merchandise and postmaster

Whitsett Perry, stockman

FOURBEAR

Small country post office in Big Horn county, 8 miles west of Meeteetse, the nearest town of importance. Stock raising the principal industry. Population, 10.

Pearce W H, justice peace

Pickett W D, postmaster

FRANNIE

Small post office in northern part of Big Horn county, 50 miles northwest from Basin. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 10.

Morris Jack, postmaster and stockman

GERMANIA

Country postoffice in big Horn county, 18 miles northwest from Basin. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 12

GLENN

Country post office in Big Horn county. Stockraising the prncipal industry. Population, 10.

HARTMAN

Small postoffice in northern part of Big Horn county, 45 miles northwest from Basin. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 8.

Brown J S, postmaster

Brown Wirt, stockman

Peoples Geo, stockman

HARVARD

Small postoffice in Big Horn county, 60 miles southeast from Basin. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 10.

Becker Jacob, stockman

Driscoll Wm, stockman

Harvard Wm, postmaster and stockman

Orchard Chas, stockman

HYATTVILLE

A growing town in Big Horn County, 24 miles southeast of Basin. Located on Paint Rock creek. Coal is found in this locality. Principal industry farming and stock raising. Population 100; altitude, 4,500 feet.

Allen A T, stockman

Allen David, stockman

Allen J D, stockman

Baldwin R A, notary public, justice peace

Baldwin & Hale, stockmen

Bell G A, stockman

Carothers Edwin, stockman

Carr Fred, stockman

Diehl L, stockman

Eckroat Lewis, saloon

Ellis C C, stockman

Everett John, stockman

Hopkins Thos, stockman

Hunsigner Mrs Maud, postmaster

Hyatt S W, livery and feed stable

Ild Arthur, stockman (should be ilg)

Ild Edw, stockman (should be ilg)

Lewis F L, blacksmith

Luman John, stockman

McDonald Alex, saloon

McMay & Carstenson, stockmen

Marshall Bros, stockmen

Matthews D W, stockman

MathewsJessie, stockman

Nansell Lee, stockman

Nelson T F, stockman

Parker Lawrence A, general merchandise

Rawson & Co E H, general merchandise

Rinehart Danl, saw mill

Seaman John, stockman

Sharpe John A, stockman

Smith J J, stockman

Spratt Thos, stockman

Weddle C C, stockman

Wickmire B F, stockman (should be wickwire)

Weintz John, Stockman

Wilson Z E, stockman

IRMA

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 6 miles south of Cody. Stock raising the principal industry. Population, 15.

Austin Felix, general merchandise

Buchanan Ellen, postmaster

Green W E, stockman

Grinder Bros, stockmen

Martin A J, stockman

Martin & Thomas, licensed guides

Trimmer T S, stockman

ISHAWOOD

Small country postoffice in Big Horn county, 18 miles southwest from Cody, the nearest town of importance. Stock raising the leading industry. Population, 10

Brown N E, stockman

Burns A, stockman

Jones M L, postmaster

Jordan H W, stockman

Russell Geo E, stockman

JORDAN

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 10 miles southeast from Basin. Stock raising the leading industry. Population, 15

Converse E R, blacksmith

Fisher E C, justice peace

Jordan Henry, flour mill

Meeteetse and Hyattville Stage and Express Line, O C Morgan Prop

Morgan O C, stockman

Mullins R M, carpenter

Peay Mrs L, postmaster

Peay W W, county surveyor

Quiner J A, stockman

KANE

Small postoffice in Big Horn county, 30 miles north from Basin. Stock raising the leading industry. Population, 10

Jones T F, stockman

Lovell H C, postmaster and stockman

KIRWIN

Small postoffice in Big Horn county, 35 miles southwest from Meeteetse. Stock raising and mining the leading industries. Population, 30.

Chapman J W, mining

Crosby John, mining

Flockhost David, mining

Fortunatus Mining Co, C L Tewksberry mgr

Schmitzel J H, mining

Spar Mountain Mining Co

Tewksberry C L, postmaster

Wyoming Mining Co

LOVELL

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 35 miles northwest from Basin. Stock raising the leading industry. Population, 15

Cook Josiah, general merchandise

Godfrey R, constable

Howell Arthur, stockman

Howell J F, stockman

Hunt W F, justice peace

Lester W O, county supt schools

McCormick J W, saloon

Mason M, stockman

Smith J H, stockman

Staley Wm, county assessor

Waters Ira U, postmaster

Waters & Britton, general merchandise

Wendt Wm, saloon

Willis Bros, stockmen

MARQUETTE

Small post office in Big Horn county, 12 miles southwest from Cody, the nearest town of importance. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 10.

Barbee Sarah A, postmaster

Benedict M, stockman

Burch G W, stockman

Stillwell S E, U S commissioner

Williams M, stockman

MEETEETSE

An important town in Big Horn county, 30 miles south east from Cody and 42 miles southwest from Basin.  Daily stages to Cody and Basin and south to Thermopolis, Lander and Casper.  Beautifully located on the Grey Bull river and surrounded by a  prosperous stock raising and farming country.  Good hunting and fishing.  Coal is found in abundance.  Population 300.  Altitude, 5,500 feet.

Anderson R E, saloon

Arnold Wm,  Constable

Balmer & Hogg, stockmen

Bank Saloon,  F E Hewitt prop

Benbrrooks W T, genl mdse

Bennett C E, prop Meeteetse Drug Store

Bennett J D, contractor and builder

Bennett W S, physician and surgeon

Big Horn County News (w), The News Publishing Co,  Atwood C. Thomas  secy & treas,  O T. Gebhart mgr.

Brown Henry F, blacksmith

Butterfield A T, stockman

Carmichael Wm, stockman

Cheeseman H E, stockman

Colville & Co J G, furniture and crockery

Corbett John F, coal mine

Davis Mrs Ella, restaurant

Dodge Mrs Anna, cattle and horses

Erksine Mrs Annie E, prop Meeteetse house

Frank Otto, stockman

Gebhart O T, mgr News Publishing Co.

Gibson Wm, stockman

Gillis Duncan, stockman

Gillis F, stockman

Glaze Geo, deputy sheriff

Gleaver John, stockman

Hays W Dean, cashier Meeteetse Bank, fire insurance

Heron J E, carpenter and builder

Hervey Geo, stone mason

Hewitt F E, prop The Bank Saloon

Hogg, Cheeseman, McDonald & Co, bankers, W Dean Hays cashier, C S Thompson Assst cashier

Holm Miss Tillie, princ public school

Idell S R, contractor and builder

Imes Frank, barber

Kinney James, justice peace

Landson Thomas G, harness and saddlery

Liefkin Chas, stockman

McDonald A J, genl mdse and postmaster

McMillen W F, plasterer

Meeteetse Drug Store, C E Bennett prop, Dr W S Bennett mgr.

Meeteetse House, Mrs Annie E Erskine prop

Merrill Geo, stockman

Methodist Episcopal Church, T E Everett pastor

News Publishing Co, pubs Big Horn County News, Atwood C Thomas secy & treas, O T Gebhart mgr.

Peoples Hotel, E W Peoples prop

Pool & Peirce, props the Queen Sample Rooms

Queen Sample Rooms, Pool and Peirce props

Rod Lodge-Meeteetse and Meeteetse-Hyattville Stage Lines, Atwood C Thomas, agent

Renner Bros, stockmen

Richards W C, taxidermist

Robinson Chas A, blacksmith

Spring Creek Sheep Co, James Thompson mgr

Standish & Mann, stockmen

Steele W O, member State Board Sheep Commrs.

Swain N J, brick mfgr

Taylor Geo, stockman

Taylor & Hogg, wool growers

Thomas Atwood C, real estate and notary public, state senator

Thomas Morgan, saloon

Thompson C S, assistant cashier Meeteetse Bank

Webster Chas, stockman

Weller D, livery stable

Wilson Brothers, general merchandise and stockmen

Wilson Hotel, Mrs M B Wilson prop

Wolf J, stockman

Wynn W A, barber

MIDDLETON

Small country postoffice in Big Horn county, 50 miles south from Basin. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 10.

Bowman D C, postmaster

McCoy John L, stockman

Rothwell H P, stockman

Sliney Geo M, stockman

OTTO

A stock raising and farming town in Big Horn county, 12 miles west from Basin. Nicely located on the Grey bull river and surrounded by a beautiful valley. Population, 100. Altitude, 4,000 feet.

Blakesley E E, notary public, contractor, builder and stone mason

Blakesley Lou, postmaster

Blakesley Mrs L, millinery

Dilno J, brick mfgr

Faust Wm, stockman

Gould Bros, stockmen

Hoover Mrs A L, genl mdse and live stock

Latter Day Saints Church

Mason Mrs L H, live stock

Mason & Son L H, general merchandise

Massey Thomas, hotel and livery

Methodist Episcopal Church, E E Everett pastor

Otto Livery Barn, Thos Massey prop

Perkins & Son H L, stockmen

Pioneer Hotel, Thos Massey prop

Porter Geo, stockman

Porter O M, stockman

Sessions E, stockman

Stalcup Frank, blacksmith

Stevens, Sprague & Merkeley, stockmen

Thorn J A, stockman

Tolman Milton M, stockman

Tytler John W, saloon

Wells M M, stockman

Winslow John, stockman

REDBANK

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 60 miles southeast from Basin. Stockraising the leading industry. Population, 12

Allamond Jack, stockman

Berg & Long, stockmen

Cornell Enoch, stockman

Hankins I U, postmaster and general merchandise

Handon Otto, stockman

Helms Henry, stockman

Mills Thomas, stockman

Noble & Bragg, stockmen

Richards & McClellan, stockmen

Wells Charles, genl mdse

Wells & Co Chas, stockmen

SHELL

Allen J, stockman

Cropsey & Gallaher, stockmen

Hadee O P, stockman

Hunt W H, stockman

Jackson A T, stockman

Jenks Bros, stockmen

Kershner A, stockman

Kershner G W, stockman

Lampman & Son A, stockmen

Leavitt W W, stockman

McKenzie C F, general merchandise

Null D A, stockman

Pruyn J D, stockman

Rath R E, stockman

Rech J J, stockman

Sabin Geo, stockman

Smith S I, stockman

Smith WM, Postmaster

Sweeney R L, stockman

SUNSHINE

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 9 miles southwest from Meeteetse. Stockraising the leading industry. Population, 10.

Brown Thos, stockman

Cheeseman H E, stockman

Dean J W, postmaster

Hagberry J H, stockman

Hughes J A, stockman

Sleeper W B, stockman

Thomas James, stockman

White James, stockman

TENSLEEP

Small postoffice in big horn county, 36 miles southeast from Basin. Stockraising the leading industry. Population, 10.

Austin A S, stockman

Bull Mrs Martha, postmaster

Burke Milo, sawmill and stockman

Douglass Edw, stockman

Emery & Son S M, stockmen

Lockhart E A, stockman

Lockhart & Morton, stockmen

McDonald & Robinson, stockmen

Southerland Alex & Geo, stockmen

Strickler Saml, stockman

Vanoli V, stockman

Wyman M, stockman

THERMOPOLIS

(in Fremont County)

An incorporated city and thriving town in Fremont counthy, 60 miles northeast from Lander. Located in a beautiful valley on the Big Horn river and surrounded by the Big Horn and Owl Creek mountains. Stockgrowing and farming are the principal industries. The Big Horn Hot Springs are about one mile from Thermopolis. The square mile of land on which the springs are situated belongs to the state, and is known as the Wyoming Hot Springs Reserve. On this reserve are many hot springs, the principal one of which is an eighth of a mile east of the Big Horn river and 100 feet above it. This spring measures about thirty-five feet across and discharges daily 18, 500,000 gallons of water at 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Martin McGrath, mayor; W. H. Burkholder, city clerk. Population 500. Altitude 4,800 feet.

Adams & Son R A, sawmill

Amoretti E, pres First National Bank

Anderson A J, justice peace

Anderson C W, ch County Commissioners

Anderson H E, stockman

Bagby & Brown, whole and retail meats

Barr, Wood & Co, saloon

Bayne D V, civil engineer and blacksmith

Beals Ira, prop Pleasant View Hotel and Bath House

Bebb & Co A W, general merchandise

Belliveau Wm, hack line to Thermopolis Hot Springs

Belliveau Wm, stockman

Benwy J M, barber

Big Red Livery and Feed Stable, W E Shannon prop

Big horn River Pilot (w), Burkholder & Payton, props

Boots E A, stockman

Brown M, stockman

Brydon Robert, stone quarry

Brynaldson & Marvin, restaurant

Burkholder W H, town clerk

Brukholder & Payton, props Big Horn River pilot

Carmichael W, stockman

Casper, Lander & Thermopolis Stage Line and Express, Higgins & McGrath agents

Central Hotel, Mrs C E Davis prop

Close S, stockman

Clover H S, saloon, chief fire dept

Cover J M, dairy

Cowtthorp Mrs C B, laundry

Cross A B, stockman

Cross & Harrison, stockmen

Dalzell Albert, pasture and herder for stock

Danielson J C, barber, cigars, and tobacco

Davis Mrs C E, prop Central Hotel

Dent A C, stockman

Dickie Bros, stockmen

Ellis C C, jeweler

Ellis Samuel, contractor and builder, stone mason

Elmore Chas G, physician and stockman

Enderly W H, hardware

Fair Deal Saloon, Slane & Smith Props

Fenner J L, princ schools

First National Bank, E Amoretti pres, Geo M Sliney vice pres, Ira E Jones cashier

Gregg M D, prop Hot Springs Hotel and Bath Rooms

Grout V S, state supt Big Horn Hot Springs Reserve

Gryder Chas C, harnessmaker

Hale Robert W, physician

Hanks C R, stockman

Hanks Jennie S, teacher public school

Hanner W I, prop Thermopolis & Basin Stage Line

Harris & Waln, genl mdse

Herard Geo W, drugs

Herrington H, contractor and builder

Higgens & M’Grath, wh and ret genl mdse

Hobbs & Miller, blacksmiths

Hot Springs Hotel & Bath Rooms, M D Gregg prop

Hovey J W, restaurant

Hubbard P C, U S commissioner

Hyde Robert, prop Star Bakers

Jones Ira E, cashier First National Bank

Jones J, coal mine

Jones R E, city treasurer

Jones & Allen, livery

Keystone Hotel, Geo M Sliner prop

Kinney J F, stone quarry

McGrath Martin, mayor

Martin J W, stockman

Martin & Co J W, bankers and genl mdse

Methodist Episcopal Church, L C. Thompson pastor

Nelson James, shoemaker

Nichols & Guyn, stockmen

Ollive M, stockman

Pardee Geo B, hack line from Thermopolis to Big Horn Hot Springs

Parks R A, restaurant

Payne C E, mgr H S Cover’s saloon

Pell Mrs J J, laundry

Pellham J J, stock herder

Pense Howard, bath house

Pleasant View Hotel & Bath House, Ira Beals, prop

Robbins S R, ice cream and confectionery, stockman

Rogers G D, stockman

Ryan Jerry, contractor and builder, stone mason

Shannan W E, livery

Shoemaker Allen, stockman

Slane & Smith, props Fair Deal saloon

Sliney Geo M, vice pres First National Bank, postmaster

Skinner Tom, saloon

Star Bakery, Robert Hyde prop

Star Plunge Bath House, Howard Pense prop

Thermopolis & Basin Stage Line, W I Hanner prop

Thermopolis & Ft Washakie Stage Express, John F Voss prop, Miss Mae Sliner agt.

Thermopolis Record (w), Fred E Winchester ed and prop

Thompson John A, furniture, sewing mashines, undertaker, justice peace

Thompson Wm, stockman

Todd John, constable

Todd John R, lumber, windows and doors, general building material

Trujillo P A, saw mill and lumber

Vandusen H H, contractor and builder

Voss John F, prop Thermopolis & Ft Washakie Stage Line

Waln J D, city marshal

Weller Andrew, stone quarry

Winchester Fred E, editor and prop Thermopolis Record

Zimmerman F D, stockman

VALLEY

Small country postoffice in Big Horn county. Mail from Cody, the nearest town of important. Stockraising the leading industry. Population, 30.

Aldrich S W, stockman

Brown N E, stockman

Davies John, stockman

Jordan Hillis, stockman

M’Laughlin James L, postmaster, stockman, hunter and guide

Swanson A E, justice peace and stockman

WELLING

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, on the Big Horn river. Stock raising the principal industry. Population, 18.

Bosch M, stockman

Calhoun L, stockman

Carmer G, stockman

Fifer Chas, stockman

Fisher M, stockman

Ganz and Weber, stockmen

Gibson Wm, stockman

Good R H, stockman

Johnson J D, stockman

Londen F, stockman

Perkins H D, stockman

Robinson G W, stockman

Rogers B, stockman

Rupp A G, genl mdse, postmaster and ferry boat

Smith Fran, stockman

Smith Mrs. L, live stock

Stead O W, stockman

Steele Wm, stockman

Sykes V, stockman

Winslow D, stockman

Woestenberg H O, stockman

WISE

Small town and postoffice in Big Horn county, 7 miles northwest from Meeteetse. Stock raising the leading industry. Population, 25.

Anderson A, stockman

Ashworth Estate, Geo W Wise, admr

Balmer & Hogg, stockmen

Frost M L, stockman

Gilmore F E, stockman

Morton G, stockman

Paddleford F H, stockman

Pearce W H, justice peace, notary public and stockman

Pickett W D, stockman

Spring Creek Sheep Co, Jas Thompson mgr

Taylor Geo, stockman

Taylor & Hogg, stockmen

Thomas M, stockman

Vandewoort P, stockman

Wise Geo W, genl mdse, postmaster and stockman

 

 

 

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