Post Offices & Post Masters
A listing of current & historical Post Offices and their Post Masters since 1864.
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Located: Sect. 29, Twp. 4 S, Rng. 1 E
16 miles NW of Grandview, 17 Miles SE of Murphy
Established: 12 Nov 1885
Michael Hyde, Nov. 12, 1885,
Henry W. Brown, Febr. 21, 1890
George Pickett, Sept. 5, 1890
Michael Hyde, Dec. 15, 1892
George H. Hyde, Oct. 2, 1895
Benjamin H. Hyde, March 23, 1896
Edward K. Thornton, Febr. 12, _____
Lynn Bachman, Sept. 5, 1923
Established: 8 Oct 1866
Discontinued: 22 Oct 1869
O. R. Johnson, October 8, 1866
John K. Maxwell, February 14, 1867
George Drew, November 30, 1868
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This information was abstracted by Sharon McConnel from the manuscript called "History of Post Offices in Idaho" and Mark Metkin's, Idaho Post Offices website. A big thank you to Sharon for sharing this with Owyhee County researchers and to Mark for sharing his research! About half a dozen additions were located in the other two sources below.
--- Mike St. Clair, Former State Coordinator (2009-2011)
- History of Post Offices in Idaho, manscript by U.S. Post Offices. Gem County Historical Society Collection and Idaho State Archives.
- Mark Metkin's Idaho Post Offices. Website: http://www.mindspring.com/~metkin/idahoindex.html
- Alan H. Patera and John S. Gallegher. A Checklist of Idaho Post Offices. Burtonsville, MD: The Depot, c1984. (Lake Oswego, OR: Raven, Press). Salt Lake Family History Library, US/CAN Book: 979.6 E8p.
- Art Randall. A Short History and Postal Records of Idaho Twons: Ada County through Washington County. Self-Published, 1994. Salt Lake Family History Library, US/CAN Book 979.8 E8r.,