Post Offices & Post Masters of Owyhee County

OWYHEE COUNTY IDAHO

A PART OF THE IDGENWEB PROJECT

Owyhee County's
Post Offices & Post Masters

A listing of current & historical Post Offices and their Post Masters since 1864.

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GIVENS SPRINGS (1917-1934)

    formerly ENTERPRISE
Located: Sect. 28, Twp. 1 N, Rng 3 W
    32-35 miles to Melba on S bank Snake River, 13 miles SE of Marsing, 22 mile NW of Murphy
Established: 12 mar 1894 (as ENTERPRISE)
Renamed: 12 Mar 1917
Post Master(s):
Joseph A. Walker, March 12, 1894
Katherine M. Curtis, March 15, 1930

GRAND VIEW (1888-Present)

Located: Sect. 15 & 16, Twp. 5 S, Rng. 3 E
    it's elevation at 2,365, 24 miles S of mountian Home on the Snake River.
Established: 27 Feb 1888
Post Master(s):
Lafayette Aspinwall, Febr. 27, 1888
Charles L. Wing, Dec. 18, 1890
Andrew J. Wiley, Febr. 8, 1894
Dinnis A. Mathewson, July 10, 1899
Samuel H. Lawrence, July 9, 1903
Russell Masswy, Jan.y 31, 1905
Angus McDonald, Aug. 10, 1907
Charles A. Brooks, March 9, 1908
Delia M. Hiddleson, Dec. 19, 1908
Clinton Fritz, May 7, 1910
David Quackenbush, March 8, 1915
Collas K. Evans, March 19, 1918
Alice C. Bailey, Aug. 14, 1919
Harold S. Bailey, Oct. 14, 1923

GRASMERE (1910~1973)

Located: Sect. 16, Twp. 12 S, Rng 5 E
    on Louse Creek, 30 miles S of Bruneau
Established: 15 Dec 1910
Closed: 15 Aug 1919
    Mail Sent to Bruneau
Re-opened: 27 Mar 1945
Discontinued: 20 Apr 1973
    Mail Sent to Bruneau
Post Master(s):
Frank Holmquest, Dec. 15, 1910
Willis C. Dodge, Sept. 15, 1913
Joseph A. Taylor, Dec. 13, 1915
Nora M. Candle, July 3, 1917

GRASSY HILL (1915-1918)

Established: 14 Apr 1914
Discontinued: 31 Dec 1918
    Mail Sent to Three Creek
Post Master(s):
Katie E. Mullikin, April 14, 1915
Flossie Musgrave, June 30, 1917

GUFFEY (1897~1919)

Located: Sect. 33, Twp. 1 S, Rng. 2 W
    on S bank of Snake River, opposited Walter's Ferry
Established: 5 Apr 1897
    Oct. 27, 1897, listed under Owyhee County
Discontinued: 7 Sep 1899     Moved and renamed MURPHY
Re-opened: 8 Dec 1899
Rescinded: 21 May 1900
Discontinued: 21 Oct 1919
    Mail Sent to Wilson
Post Master(s):
James C. Lindsey, of Canyon Co., Apr. 5, 1897
Mary J. Richardson, February 19, 1898
Albert N. McCall, December 18, 1898
Alvin O. Brunzell, April 1, 1899
T. J. Little, Dec. 8, 1899
Lillie M. Perry, March 21, 1910

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HENDERSON (1887-1888)

Located: Sect. 9, Twp. 2 S, Rng. 4 W
    on S. bank Snake River or near site of Marsing
Established: 4 Mar 1887
Discontinued: 13 Mar 1888
    Mail Sent to Caldwell
Post Master: Robert Henderson

HOMEDALE (1900-Present)

Located: Sect. 8, Twp. 3 N, Rng. 5 W
    on S. bank Snake R., 3 mile SW of Wilder, 26 miles SE of Nyssa, Oregon
Established: 22 May 1900

Post Master(s):
Ada Mussell, May 22, 1900
Cora McDowell, October 15, 1903
Ada Mussell, January 3, 1905
David M. Fox, April 29, 1908
Jacob Mussell, October 19, 1908
Sherman E. Mussell, April 19, 1911
Jeptha F. Bitner, August 13, 1912
Myra E. Upton, November 14, 1913
Frank E. Trotter, November 30, 1914
Theodore L. Nye, March 9, 1917
Russell C. Plummer, March 24, 1922
Frank B. Dawes, December 10, 1922
John D. Wright, October 18, 1926
Ida M. Helton, June 30, 1929

HOT SPRING (1892-1934)

Located: Sect. 27, Twp. 7 S, Rng. 6 E
    32-35 mile to Bruneau on Bruneau River, 8 mile SE of Bruneau
    at one point they used one word HOTSPRING, dates unrecorded
Established: 21 Dec 1892
Post Master(s):
John S. Lewis Dec. 21, 1892,
Carrie Olsen, June 16, 1898
George L. Strickland, Dec. 29, 1898
John L. Strickland, Jan. 20, 1899
George Thomas, March 22, 1901
Jefferson M. Waterhouse, Dec. 16, 1905
George J. Clark, Nov. 4, 191?
William W. Clays, April 25, 1917
Noah Wilson, July 24, 1918 (declined)
Alma F. Trammell, Dec. 31, 1918
Oscar Ford, May 14, 1923
Alma F. Trammell, June 24, 1924

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INDIAN COVE (1913-1915)

Located: 5 miles SW of Hammett on S. bank of Snake River
Established: 13 May 1913
Discontinued: 31 Aug 1915
  &nbs; Mail Sent to Hammmett
Post Master: Maud Neiswander

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