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Do you know of Windom ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Windom.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Windom in the future.

We found mention of Windom as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Lewis County, Washington.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Windom, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Communities Also Named Windom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Windom - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia (2).

Adding Windom to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Windom was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list, the Windom post office opened in 1891.

We also found Windom in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Windom ...

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

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

From that list:

The Windom post office opened in 1891 and had closed by 1909.

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

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Windom - Services available: no Railroad mentioned

Footnotes ...

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


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