Buena Vista County, IA
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  Iowa State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1884-5, Vol. III

Copyright, R. L. Polk and Co. 1885

Buena Vista County Entries

Sulphur Springs - West Scott

SULPHUR SPRINGS. A small place on the I. div. I. C. Ry, in Providence township, Buena Vista county, 128 miles northwest of Des Moines, and 6 east of Storm Lake, the county seat and nearest banking point. It contains Methodist Episcopal and Presbyterian churches, and a public school. Ships grain and live stock. Population, 50. Tel., W. U. Exp., Am. Mail, daily. George W. Parsons, postmaster.

Barnes A, justice of peace.
Bate G, hardware and pumps.
Douglass J O, general store.
Fisher A, tel, railroad and exp agent.
Heart J, blacksmith.
Lytle R B, grain, live stock and lumber.
McKay George F, grocer.
Parsons George W, Restaurant and Notary.
Patterson George C, hardware.
White A S, farmer.

WEST SCOTT. A country postoffice on Brook creek, in Elk township, Buena Vista county, 130 miles northwest of Des Moines, 10 northwest of Storm Lake, the county seat, and 6 north of Alta, on the I. C. R. R., the nearest railroad station and banking point. Settled in 1877, it contains a Methodist Episcopal church and ships produce. Stage twice a week to Alta, with mail; fare, 25 cents. Robert Rolf, postmaster.

Anderson C P, constable.
Anderson L P, blacksmith.
Guberson C D, constable.
Mooney Rev (Methodist Episcopal).
Oleson John, shoemaker.
Rolf Robert, Justice of Peace.
Wedgewood W W, justice of peace.

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