Sunday, September 30, 2012

Hackberry Mill Now Just Hackbeery Kansas.

Hackberry Kansas 1912.

 country postoffice in Gove county, is located on Hackberry creek about 14 miles southeast of Gove, the county seat, and 11 miles south of Quinter, the nearest shipping point. The population in 1910 was 15.

 HACKBERRY--- Previously known as Hackberry Mills. Name changed to Hackberry in 1881. Post office closed in 1888; reopened in 1898; closed again in 1931. (Located in Baker Township)


Originally established as a post office in Wallace County in 1879. Name changed to Hackberry in 1881. (Located in Baker Township)

Polk's Business Directory, 1912.


A country postoffice in Baker Township, Gove County, 18 miles east of Gove, the county seat, and 12 1/2 miles south of Quinter, its nearest banking and shipping point. Mail, tri-weekly, J. M. TUTTLE, postmaster

BLACKWILL, J. O., stock breeder
BONK, Conrad, meats
HARGITT, George T., live stock
PUGH, M. S., live stock
STONE, Z. W., live stock
TUTTLE, J. M., jeweler
History of Hackberry Post Office.
Hackberry Mills, post office open September 4, 1879 and ran to December 23, 1881, moved toHackberry, post office was estableshed in Wallace Couty.
Hackberry post office open December 23, 1881 and ran to July 16, 1888, closed then reopen April 11, 1889 and ran to March 15, 1931.

Gove County--Township Map, 1907.
Hackberry is in Baker Township, on the County map Hackberry will be found in Township 13-south--Range 26 west, Section 30.
This link wii show the Township map

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