West Coast Gazetteer & Directory ~ Quinn ~ Woody Island, Oregon

Quinn P O
Columbia County is situated on the south side of the Columbia River, 37 miles above Astoria. Daily communication is maintained with Portland and river points by steamer.

Quinn J, salmon cannery and postmaster

Rainier P O
Columbia Co, is situated on the west side of the Willamette River, 46 miles northwest of Portland. The manufacture of lumber and salmon canning are its source of support. Communication is maintained daily with Portland, Astoria, and other river points by steamer.

Blanchard Dean, general merchandise, lumber manufacturer, and postmaster.
Forbes J, liquor saloon and restaurant
Jackson & Meyers, salmon cannery

Randolph P O, Coos County

Pershbacker A, general merchandise

St Helen P O
Columbia County county seat and town of about 300 inhabitants, is situated on the south bank of the Columbia River, 27 miles north-west of Portland. The timber lands in the vicinity are its principal source of support, although some farming is carried on. A newspaper, called the Columbian, is published weekly. Daily communication is maintained with Portland and river points by the steamers of the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co.

Adams E G, publisher the Columbian, and justice of the peace
Blakesley W H, proprietor Saint Helen's House and livery stable
Campbell J W, civil engineer
Conyers William H, Sheriff Columbia County
Davenport James, cigars, tobacco, confectionery, fruits, etc
Decker J H, barber
Fullerton R, Coroner Columbia County
Groves J H, proprietor The Dart House
Johnson O, Assessor Columbia County
McBride George W, general merchandise and postmaster
Moore F A, attorney at law
Muckle Bros, general proprietor and manufacturers lumber
Semple Eugene, Clerk Columbia County
Shintaffer E, liquor saloon
The Columbian, E G Adams publisher
Wilkes T W, Surveyor Columbia County

St Johns P O
Multnomah Co, is situated on the east side of the Willamette River, 6 miles below Portland. The works of the Oregon Barrel Manufacturing Co. are located here, giving employment to a number of men, and wood is supplied from this point for steamboat purposes. Daily communication is maintained by steamer with Portland and other river points.

Johns James, general merchandise
Oregon Barrel Manufacturing Co, P O Severance manager
Severance P O, general merchandise and postmaster
Smith P D, wood contractor

Westport P O
Clatsop County is situated on the South side of the Columbia River, 28 miles above Astoria. Daily communication is maintained with Portland, Astoria, and other points by steamer.

West David, general merchandise and postmaster
Western Union Telegraph Co, Robert West agent
Westport Shingle Manufacturing Co, S C Benner manager

Woody Island

Clatsop Co (P O address, Brookfield, W T)
Jackson & Meyers, salmon cannery

West Coast Gazetteer

Source: Disturnell's Business Directory and Gazetteer, of the West Coast of North America, W. C. Disturnell, Publisher, San Francisco, California, 1882

 

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