The view that a family picked of the Emmett Valley many years ago along side the train track which is very close to Emmett.
Originally called "Emmettville," it was primarily a post office named after Emmett Cahalan, the son of Tom Cahalan, an early settler of the area. The post office was later moved but retained the name. A few years later the "ville" was dropped and the post office and town became simply Emmett. In 1883 James Wardwell had the town platted, and in 1900
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the town was incorporated as Emmett. Later, in March 1902, the...