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Lampton

Lampton, North Dakota (Historic)
Founded: Pioneer settlement, 1979
Township: Lampton Township
Location: Sec. 12-158-56, 3 miles NE of Edinburg.
Post Office Established: January 9, 1882
Postmaster: George Michi
Post Office Closed: December 14, 1887

LAMPTON: This was a pioneer settlement founded by George Michi in 1879 in Sec. 12-158-56, Lampton Twp., three miles NE of Edinburg. The post office was established January 9, 1882, with Mr. Michi as postmaster, and closed December 14, 1887, with mail to Edinburg. It was named for its township, which is said to have been named for William James Lampton, a popular newspaper columnist of the time. 2 (2,3,5,25,40,75) (pg 108).

LAMPTON was situated in Township 158, Range 56. In the fall of 1881, Nels Anderson, Ole J. Balstadt, George Mickey and Bolton Cunningham settled this town, and at that time their houses were the farthest west of any in the Red River Valley. A post office was established in 1881 and George Mickey was appointed Postmaster. 1

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