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Offline W. Gray

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Glenwild, Lima, Fiat, Oak Ridge, Rancho
« on: May 20, 2017, 10:16:54 pm »
Glenwild was about three miles south of the Greenwood County line, three miles east of the Butler County line and about 10 miles west of present day K-99. It was on the Rowe branch of the Elk River.

Lima was one mile north of Howard and 4 miles east. I heard my dad speak of Lima a few times.

Fiat was 4.5 miles north of Howard and 2.5 miles east. I went there one time as a little shaver but don’t remember a thing.

Oak Ridge had a post office for about ten years and seems to have been replaced by Rancho for several years.
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