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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Tekoa came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Tekoa in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Tekoa. We hope that they will be useful to you.

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

From that list:

The Tekoa post office opened in 1888.

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

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Tekoa:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949)
Published by Mobile Oil Company

North American Railroad Atlas - Mountain Plains
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2000
(Available from Amazon.com)

We found Tekoa in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Tekoa for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Tekoa. See our Misc Page for Tekoa for more information.


Railroad Mentions of Tekoa:

Tekoa was mentioned in the following schedules:

Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924)

Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (June 1939)

Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (January 1950)

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tekoa. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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