Rock County NEGenWeb Project
a part of the USGenWeb Project
[Return to Home Page]
1890 - Business Directory
1890 Business & Farmer Directory
NEBRASKA STATE GAZETTEER,
BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND FARMERS LIST
BUSINESS (TOWN) LISTINGS
BUSINESS | FARMERS
TABLE OF CONTENT
Bassett Cuba Duff Hammond Ingallston Kirkwood
Mariaville Newport Perch Spragg Thurman
Rock County's Businesses
BASSETT is the county seat of rock County, and has a population of 350. It is on the line of the F.E. & M.V.R.R., 49 miles northwest from O'Neill and nine miles east of Long Pine, in the midst of a richly cultivated farming country.
CUBA, a post office in the extreme northwestern part of Rock county on the Niobrara river, about 10 miles northwest from Bassett, the county
DUFF, a post office in the southern part of Rock county, about 35 miles south of Bassett.
HAMMOND, a post office in the eastern part of Rock county, 20 miles south of Newport, a station on the F. E. & M. V. R. R.
INGALLSTON, a farm house post office in the southern part of Rock county about 20
miles south of Bassett the county seat.
KIRKWOOD, a post office located in the extreme northeastern part of Rock county, 14 miles from the county seat, Bassett.
MARIAVILLE, a postoffice in the northern part of Rock county, about 12 miles from Bassett, the county seat.
NEWPORT has a population of 225, and is in the eastern part of Rock county, on the line of the F. E. & M. V. R. R., 20 miles east of Long Pine. A geneal business is tranacted and considerable grain and other farm products are shipped from Here. The Newport creamery contributes to the business interests of the town. The Pacific House is the principal hotel. The Advocate, published by Willis Hudspeth, is a well managed newspaper. The Methodist is the
only church here.
PERCH, a post office near the central part of Rock county about 14 miles south of Bassett, the county seat and has a population of 60.
SPRAGG, a post office in the southwestern part of Rock county.
THURMAN, a rural postoffice in the center of Rock county, and about 15 miles south of Bassett, the county seat. Population, 10.