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Lyons was named for a lumberman who did an extensive sawmill business for a number of years. Levelwoods was named because someone said there was at least room to turn around on a level spot. The name Tanner came from Mr. Wyatt who had a store, and the people around wanted a post office. There had once been a family by the name ‘Tanner’. Jerico was named from the Bible for the church. Ginseng was named from the root that has some medicinal qualities. Otter, from the little animal that named the creek.