The History of Wasco County

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A Barn in Boyd

According to Oregon Geographic Names, 6th Edition by Lewis L. McArthur, p.90:

The name Boyd was derived from T.P. Boyd who settled in the vicinity about 1883 and with his sons operated a flour mill. When the post office was established, Mar. 6, 1884, G.H. Barnett, a local merchant, suggested the name of Boyd as being both short and appropriate. John E. Barrett was the first postmaster.

 

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2/3/2014