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Closed Post Office

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Antioch 

1883-10-17 

1885-11-25 

 

Arvilla

1857

1857

E of Switzler Creek with a store and 2 dwellings (abandoned for lack of water)

Arvonia 

1869-06-30 

1901-03-15 

 

Aurora 

1886-02-08 

1886-05-07 

 

Barclay

1873-10-27 

1955-05-31 

 

Burlingame 

1858-01-30 

 

Name change from Council City

Camp Creek 

1873-04-29 

1874-09-02 

 

Carbon Hill

 

 

 

Carbondale 

1869-09-20 

 

Built on old Fremont site

Council City

1855-04-30 

1858-01-30 

Name change to Burlingame

Craig City

 

 

 

Delevan

 

 

 

Delray 

1879-03-20 

1879-12-08 

 

Dragoon

 

 

 

Dragoon 

1873-06-05 

1900-12-31 

 

Eclipse

 

 

 

Elk Creek 

1857-10-27 

1880-07-15 

Moved to Ridgeway

Ellen 

1899-03-02 

1900-10-15 

3 miles south of Lyndon

Eureka

 

 

 

Fairfax 

1871-03-06 

1883-07-12 

Name change from Lindale.  

Farmersville 

1873-09-19 

1879-10-14 

 

Fostoria

 

 

 

Fountain Ridge

 

 

 

Fountain 

1884-12-16 

1900-10-31 

 

Four Corners

 

 

Location of McGee-Harris Station/110 Mile Crossing

Fremont

 

 

Located on same site as Carbondale

Georgetown

 

 

 

Grand Haven 

1875-10-26 

1901-04-13 

 

Havannah Station

1858

 

 

Indiana City

 

 

Portion was on site of present day Scranton

Ino 

1899-05-27 

1900-02-15 

 

Kedron 

1871-06-02 

1881-08-31 

 

La Mont's Hill 

1871-02-07 

1887-01-31 

Moved to Vassar.  

Lindale 

1869-11-05 

1871-03-06 

Name change to Fairfax.  

Lomax

 

 

RR station at Jct of 2 MPRR lines, 2 miles NE of Quenemo

Lyndon 

1870-03-28 

 

Name change from Osage Centre.  

Maxson 

1882-08-07 

1910-11-15 

Located on the ATSF RR 6 miles NE of Melvern

Melvern 

1870-06-13 

 

 

Michigan Valley 

1870-08-25 

1967-08-11 

 

Mineral Springs

 

 

 

Mona City

 

 

 

Olivet 

1870-04-15 

1971-09-16 

 

Onion Creek 

1869-05-28 

1870-01-06 

Moved to Osage City.  

Osage Centre 

1870-02-09 

1870-03-28 

Name change to Lyndon.  

Osage City 

1870-01-06 

Open in 1961 

 

Overbrook 

1887-04-01 

 

 

Penfield 

1886-05-07 

1888-10-06 

 

Peterton

1876-05-24 

1904-04-30 

 

Pop Corn 

1874-06-23 

1890-07-31 

 

Prairie Center

 

 

 

Prairie City

Oct 1856

 

 

Prescott

 

 

 

Quenemo 

1870-01-18 

 

Name change from Sac & Fox Agency.  

Richardson 

1855-01-09 

1874-09-29 

 

Ridgeton

 

 

RR station on the ATSF RR about 16 miles SW of Lyndon

Ridgeway 

1858-05-10 

1900-10-20 

 

Rosemont

1887-04-14 

1913-07-31 

RR station on the MPRR - 19 mi SE of Lyndon.  Moved from Weaver

Sac & Fox Agency 

1862-08-29 

1870-01-18 

Name change to Quenemo.  

Scranton 

1872-09-06 

 

 

Shireton

 

 

Only existed on paper during Burlingame/Lyndon county seat battle.

Simmons Point

 

 

 

Stormont 

1881-02-28 

1887-02-14 

 

Superior

 

 

 

Superior 

1859-03-04 

1862-09-09 

 

Swan River 

1869-04-08 

1869-08-04 

 

Swansea 

1882-02-27 

1884-06-05 

 

Swissvale

 

 

Swiss settlement on the MPRR about 5 miles N of Overbrook

Trust 

1870-06-13 

1870-09-19 

 

Union 

1884-07-08 

1900-10-20 

 

Vail

 

 

 

Valley Brook 

1869-10-04 

1890-08-30 

 

Vassar 

1887-01-31 

 

 

Versailles

1857-02-20

 

West of where SF trail crossd 110 Mile Creek.

Walton 

1858-10-23 

1864-06-09 

 

Washington

 

 

Name changed to Versailles

Weaver 

1882-02-27 

1887-04-14 

Moved to Rosemont. 

Young America

 

 

Site of 110 Mile creek crossing