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Do you know of Chenoa ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Chenoa. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Chenoa.

Our sources for Chenoa (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Chenoa other than they indicate that Chenoa would be found somewhere in Logan County, Colorado.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1886 and closed  in 1895.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Communities Also Named Chenoa ...

We found two communities that share the name Chenoa.

Within Colorado, the name Chenoa is unique.

Beyond Colorado, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Illinois
      • McLean County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Chenoa [McLean County].
    • Kentucky
      • Bell County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Chenoa [Bell County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Chenoa ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Chenoa:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Chenoa - Services available: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

More Orphans in  Logan County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Logan County.

 Saint Peters

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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