Yewed, in Alfalfa County (pop. 6,105), was meant to be named for Adm. George Dewey shortly after his victory in Manila Bay in the 1848 Spanish-American War. But since another town was named Dewey, the post office reversed the spelling. Yewed is now a ghost town.
Trivia: Yewed Town History
On the Road, TriviaBy American Profile on May 31, 2009