63370 - Olney, MO (Former)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 05.064 W 091° 14.588
15S E 651954 N 4327611
Quick Description: Finally closed in 2011.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2017 4:28:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMW3MF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of post office: Lincoln County
Location of post office: 1941 MO-O, center of town, Olney

This post office closed permanently. Discontinued on 19 November 2011, postal web site. The post office building was built in 1941, and the post office was established here in 1875, or 1877, depending on the name you chose for this place, and operated continuously between those dates.

All mail is now delivered as a rural route from the Silex Post Office (63377)

"When, however, a post office was first established there, it was named Lost Branch, for the nearby creek. In 1875, however, on the 17th of May, it was resurveyed and platted by Surveyor John C. Downey for John C. Wells and the other proprietors, and was then renamed Olney. The post office of Lost Branch was discontinued in 1877 and Olney established in its place." ~ Postal Guide: and History of Lincoln County, Goodspeed, pages 237, 442

Type of structure:: Stand Alone

re-enter Zip Code here:: 63370

Current Status:: Retired

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