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  Box Butte County

Towns in 1890 Box Butte County *

*Nebraska State Gazetteer
Business Directory and Farmer List for 1890-1891
J. M. Wolfe & Co., Publishers,
509-510 Paxton Block 1890
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year of 1890, by J. M. Wolfe & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D. C.

** Towns Then and now

**Alliance- Population 1000
**Berea- Population 50
Box Butte - Population about 30
Burbank -  Population about 20
Carpenter - Population about 10
Girard - Population about 5
Gregg - Population about 10
**Hemingford - Population 400
Lawn - Population about  40
Libby - Population about 10
Nonpareil- population about 50


 Business Listings - Box Butte County

 Berea Business

J. R. Berger - General Merchandise - postmaster
B. W. Raymond - Publisher - the Berea Press
      Rev. G. R. Snedeker - Methodist preacher

 Box Butte Business

                S. J. Fryett - Agricultural Implements
                T. H. Lee - Blacksmith
                B. M. McBride - General Merchandise - Druggist
                Spencer & Tracey -  General Merchandise
                B.Van Nest - Postmaster, justice, notary

 a recently established postoffice in Box Butte

a recently established postoffice in Box Butte

Girard Business

Girard, a flag station on the B. & M. R. R., in the northern part of Box Butte county, 27 miles northwest from Alliance.

a postoffice recently established in Box Butte county.

a postoffice in the northwestern part of Box Butte
    county, 18 miles northwest of Alliance

     Irion C H, genl mdse, postmaster

Libby Business
Libby, a rural post office in the eastern part of Box Butte
    county, 15 miles from Nonpareil, the county seat.

        Christie Minnie, dressmaker.
        Griffith John, blacksmith.
        Libby Mary, post master, dressmaker.
        Stevens C C, live stock.
        Welch John, blacksmith
        Welch Norris, blacksmith.

Nonpareil Business -

    Alliance Mill - Flour
    A. S. Bent - Harnessmaker
    H. R. Green - Hardware
    J. C. Johnson - Station agent
    Frank Martin - Justice
    Peter Nelson - Blacksmith
    W. A. Randall - Druggist
    J. W. Richardson - General Merchandise
    Miss May Richardson - Dressmaker
    Frank Stevens - Saloon
    Wildy & Zapp - Agricultural Implements


Farmers of Box Butte County

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