Nebraska State Gazetteer,
Business Directory and Farmers List
Note: Hooker Co was formed in 1889 - seems there was some confusion about what was there, when the Gazetteer was printed!
Heckla (Hecla) Mullen Weir
NOTE: probably Hecla, Hooker County
Heckla, a flag station on the B.& M. R.R. 29 miles from Seneca.
NOTE: Allen Childers says Mullen was the county seat of HOOKER County by 1890! Apparently that information was not known to the publisher, located in Omaha. Have added it here - with the county where it "really belongs"!
* Mullen, a small town of 250 inhabitants in Thomas county on the Grand Island & Wyoming branch of the B. & M. R. R. The country around is excellent for farming purposes and herding of cattle. Two newspapers, the Enquirer and Hooker County News, are maintained here.Allen J A, barber
NOTE: Was in Grant Co. moved to Hooker Co. about 1890! Have posted it on both county pages.
Weir, a flag station on the B. & M. R. R. eight miles from Whitman.
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