Crowheart was platted on a sagebrush "bench" on a spur of a branch railroad.
When a surveyor, Mr. Lincoln first platted the town of Petersburg, Ill.
Franklin street, now Eleventh street east, was as far as was platted.
It is the county-seat of Furnas county, was platted in 1871.
We merely took a survey and platted the town, but took up no land.
It was platted in July 1885 and the first train arrived a month later.
Fessenden was platted in 1893, and in the election of 1894 was named Wells County seat.
When Indianapolis was platted on the surveyor's map it had but 800 inhabitants.
It was platted at Moniteau Rock, below a creek of the same name, and at first was county seat for Cole.
The first villages were platted south of Lake Erie, on higher ground, the lake ports being neglected until commerce increased.