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The settlement, originally known as Dana, was platted on September 15, 1887. The railroad later changed the name to Gretna on April 29, 1907. Many of the families that settled here came from Missouri. There were not any current residents according to the census of 2000.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
Phillipsburg-Phillips County centennial, 1872-1972. Edited by Cecil B. Kingery. 1972.
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