Hyattville
Pop. 100 Elev. 4,457


Originally named Paintrock for the Indian pictographs found on a cliff nearby, Hyatt got its name from general store owner and postmaster Samuel Hyatt. When his store burned to the ground in 1900, he took up ranching.

Another pioneer settler in Hyattville was Asa Shinn Mercer. He was known for bringing shiploads of young women to the West Coast by way of Cape Horn to become frontier brides. This enterprise took place mostly in the 1860s, and he chose to retire here when it was finished.

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