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Watson, Iowa

Watson is an unincorporated community in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The county seat of Elkader lies approximately 15 miles to the southwest.

                                               

Weston, Iowa

Weston is a census-designated place located in the southeastern portion of Hazel Dell Township in Pottawattamie County in the state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census the population was 92. Its location is almost exactly between the cities of Council ...

                                               

Whittier, Iowa

Whittier is an unincorporated community in Linn County, Iowa, United States. It is located at the intersections of County Roads X20 and E34 south of Waubeek and west of Viola, at 42.092976N, -91.462973W.

                                               

Zaneta, Iowa

Zaneta is an unincorporated community in Grundy County, Iowa, United States. It is located on County Road D35 west of Hudson, at 42.391686N, -92.551408W.

                                               

Achilles, Kansas

Achilles is a ghost town in Rawlins County, Kansas, United States, on Sappa Creek, about fifteen miles southeast of Atwood. Its heyday began in the 1870s and ended in roughly 1915 when the railroad bypassed Achilles and with more use of the autom ...

                                               

Antelope, Kansas

Antelope is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Kansas, United States. Antelope got its name from antelope grazing near where the first school was being built. It is located northeast of Marion, about 0.9 miles west of the intersection ...

                                               

Antonino, Kansas

Due to the distance from their homes to St. Francis Church in Munjor, a group of the churchs Volga German parishioners requested a new parish and subsequently founded Antonino in 1904. They originally wanted to name the new community St. Anthony, ...

                                               

Aubry, Kansas

                                               

Aulne, Kansas

Aulne is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Kansas, United States. The Aulne name was suggested by officials of the railroad when it was built through Aulne during the 19th century. It is located southwest of Marion at the intersection ...

                                               

Balta, Kansas

Balta is an unincorporated area in Russell Township, Russell County, Kansas, United States. It is the site of an agricultural cooperative facility about 2 miles west of Russell, but there is no community or settlement at Balta.

                                               

Bellefont, Kansas

                                               

Blaine, Kansas

Blaine is an unincorporated community in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. It is located 29 miles northeast of Manhattan at the crossroads of K-99 and K-16.

                                               

Brainerd, Kansas

Brainerd is an unincorporated community in Butler County, Kansas, United States. It is located on the north side of K-196 highway between the cities of Whitewater and Potwin.

                                               

Burdick, Kansas

Burdick is an unincorporated community in Morris County, Kansas, United States. It was named after Ms. Burdick, the sweetheart of a Santa Fe Railroad official in 1887. It is located southeast of Herington, about 5.6 miles east of the intersection ...

                                               

Clearfield, Kansas

                                               

Codell, Kansas

Codell is notable for its tornado history which earned it mention in Ripleys Believe It or Not!. The community was hit by tornadoes on May 20 in three successive years: 1916, 1917 and 1918. The 1916 tornado, estimated at F2 intensity, passed east ...

                                               

Conway, Kansas

Conway is an unincorporated community in southwestern Jackson Township, McPherson County, Kansas, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 56 and a Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad line, west of the city of McPherson, the county seat of McPherson County.

                                               

Densmore, Kansas

Densmore is an unincorporated community in Norton County, Kansas, United States, approximately two miles east of neighboring Edmond on the K-9 highway.

                                               

Freeport, Kansas

Freeport was founded in 1885. It was located on the Missouri Pacific Railway. A post office has been in operation at Freeport since 1885. Besides the post office the community has a grain elevator and a church. Until November 2017, it was the sma ...

                                               

Furley, Kansas

Furley is an unincorporated community in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. It is located northwest of the intersection of Greenwich Road and 101st Street N, along the Union Pacific Railroad.

                                               

Globe, Kansas

Globe is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas, United States. It is located along U.S. Highway 56 in Marion Township. To the west of Globe is the Simmons Point Station.

                                               

Gross, Kansas

Gross is an unincorporated community in Lincoln Township, Crawford County, Kansas, United States. Gross was a station and shipping point on the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad. The post office in the community was established on 28 September 1 ...

                                               

Heizer, Kansas

In 1887, Barton County opened contract bids for four iron bridges within the county. The Walnut Creek Bridge, to be constructed 0.5 mi. North and 0.5 mi. West of Heizer, was given to C.R. Lane of Topeka, Kansas. Lane was the manager of Topekas of ...

                                               

Homer, Kansas

Homer is an unincorporated area in Russell County, Kansas, United States. It lies on the border between Grant and Russell Townships. There is no community or settlement at Homer.

                                               

Idana, Kansas

Idana is combination of the names of two settlers: Ida Howland and Anna Broughton. A post office was opened in Chapmanville an extinct town in 1879, but it was moved to Idana in 1882 and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1980. Id ...

                                               

Iowa Point, Kansas

Iowa Point is an unincorporated community in northeastern Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. It is included in the St. Joseph, Missouri Metropolitan Area.

                                               

Joy, Kansas

                                               

Keats, Kansas

Keats was founded in 1887, its name suggested by a railroad official who regarded the poet John Keats as a favorite. Keats grew from a smaller town named Wildcat with origins dating to 1860.

                                               

Kiro, Kansas

                                               

LeLoup, Kansas

LeLoup was founded in 1870 after the Santa Fe Railroad laid tracks through the area. The town was originally named Ferguson after Robert Ferguson, the original owner of the town site. The town was renamed LeLoup after a French traveler got off at ...

                                               

Lenape, Kansas

Lenape was founded in 1867 on the main line of the Kansas Pacific Railroad. The community was named after the Lenape Indians. A post office was established at Lenape in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1943. "McCoy lab ...

                                               

Lone Star, Kansas

The first settlers arrived in 1854, many of whom were either southern colonists or sympathizers who wanted slavery to be legal in the Kansas Territory. However, by 1860, many of these individuals had returned to the south or given up the cause. W ...

                                               

Mitchell, Kansas

Mitchell is an unincorporated community in Rice County, Kansas, United States. Located about 6 miles east-northeast of the city of Lyons, the county seat, it lies along local roads a fraction of a mile north of U.S. Route 56.

                                               

Montara, Kansas

Montara is a quiet community about 3 miles south of Topeka and near Pauline and Forbes Field. There are three parks, one on the north end, and two on the south end. There are also three baseball diamonds and a soccer field located to the east and ...

                                               

Nettleton, Kansas

Nettleton once had a post office, but prior to February, 1878, this post office was called Fitchburgh. The post office in the town opened in 1877, closed in 1882, was re-established in 1903, closed again in 1904, opened again in 1912, and closed ...

                                               

Oil Hill, Kansas

The community was formed during the oil boom in Butler County. A post office was established in Oil Hill in 1917, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1958. The community no longer exists and is considered a ghost town.

                                               

Opolis, Kansas

Opolis was originally called Stateline from the communitys proximity to the Missouri state line, and under the latter name was laid out in 1868. Opolis is derived from the Greek polis, meaning "city". The first post office in Opolis was establish ...

                                               

Pierceville, Kansas

Pierceville is a small unincorporated community in Finney County, Kansas, United States. Pierceville is located along U.S. Routes 50 and 400, 12 miles southeast of Garden City. Pierceville had a post office with ZIP code 67868, but it was disesta ...

                                               

Saffordville, Kansas

For millennia, the land now known as Kansas was inhabited by Native Americans. In 1803, most of modern Kansas was secured by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1854, the Kansas Territory was organized, then in 1861 Kansas bec ...

                                               

Seguin, Kansas

Seguin is an unincorporated community in Sheridan County, Kansas, United States, located in Logan Township about 10 miles west of the county seat in Hoxie. It lies south of U.S. Route 24, to which it is linked by Kansas Highway 188.

                                               

Sibleyville, Kansas

Sibleyville is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas, United States. It is located five miles southeast of Lawrence. It was at the intersection of County Road 458 and the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Fort Gibson railroad tracks altho ...

                                               

Stilwell, Kansas

Stilwell had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. It was platted in 1886 under the name of Mt. Auburn. The first post office in Stilwell was established in June 1888. It was renamed to Stilwell in 1889. Like many towns along th ...

                                               

Studley, Kansas

Studley is an unincorporated community in Sheridan County, Kansas, United States, approximately 16 miles east of the county seat in Hoxie along U.S. Route 24. It is on the eastern edge of the county in Valley Township, bordering Graham County. It ...

                                               

Tecumseh, Kansas

Tecumseh is an unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States. It is situated along the Kansas River. The community and township are both named for the famous Shawnee chief.

                                               

Trousdale, Kansas

It began when a railroad junction was constructed in 1915. It is named for a Newton, Kansas resident who owned land in the vicinity. At its peak it boasted a bank which closed during the Depression, Trousdale Grade School and High School, several ...

                                               

Walker, Kansas

Settlers from Ohio founded Walker in 1872. They likely named the settlement for Robert J. Walker, the 4th Territorial Governor of Kansas. From 1876 to 1878, they were joined by Volga German immigrants and Plattdeutsch-speaking Germans from Ohio a ...

                                               

Williamstown, Kansas

In 1903, cities all along the Kansas River were inundated by flood waters. Williamstown was hit on May 31. The water supposedly reached from bluff to bluff along the whole width of the river valley. As telephone was not available in the area, man ...

                                               

Wilroads Gardens, Kansas

                                               

Wonsevu, Kansas

Wonsevu is an unincorporated community in southwest Chase County, Kansas, United States. It is located at the intersection of Cedar Creek Rd and E Rd, which is 4.5 miles north of the Chase-Butler county line and 3.75 miles east of the Chase-Mario ...

                                               

Xenia, Kansas

Settling in the Xenia area in 1856, the year after Bourbon County was organized in 1855, were John Van Syckle, Samuel Stephenson and Charles Anderson. John Van Syckle and his father laid out Xenias village plat in 1858. The community was named af ...

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