Floodwood, Dickinson County: the village began as a lumber settlement on the Milwaukee & Northern Railraod, in Humboldt Township; when station agent Thom E. Timlin became its first postmaster on Nov. 21, 1887, it was in Marquette County; the office was transferred to Dickinson County on Jan. 23, 1892, and operated until March 31, 1905. (GSM 1889; PO Archives)

--Michigan Place Names, Walter Romig, publisher, Grosse Point Michigan, 1905


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