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Inman, Kansas

Inamn was created in 1887. It was called Aiken. Its name changed to Inman, in 1889. It was named after Major Henry Inman. He was the namesake for Lake Inman, located about 4 miles 6 km east of the town.

Jennings, Kansas

The first post office at Jennings was created in 1874. The post office there was called Slab City until 1879. Jennings was planned out in 1888. It was named after Warren Jennings, a landowner. Jennings was on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific ...

Jetmore, Kansas

Jetmore was first called Buckner. It was planned as Buckner in 1879. The name was changed to Jetmore in 1880 in honor of Col. Abraham Buckles Jetmore. Abraham Jetmore was lawyer from Topeka. He was important in being able to get a railroad line t ...

Johnson City, Kansas

Johnson City was created in 1885, it was first called Veteran because many of its creators were American Civil War veterans. It was renamed Johnson City in 1886, in honor of A. S. Johnson, a railroad worker.

Kanorado, Kansas

Kanorado is at 39°19′59″N 102°2′17″W 39.3330542, -102.0379596. It is Exit 1 off of Interstate 70 in Kansas. On February 10, 2016 the Kansas House of Representatives passed a Resolution Res.#6033 designating the City of Kanorado as the "Top City" ...

Kingman, Kansas

Kingman has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Koppen Climate Classification system says that Kingman has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Kinsley, Kansas

Kinsley was first called Petersburg. In 1873, the city was planned out as Petersburg. It was later renamed Peters City, and finally the name Kinsley was chosen to honor E. W. Kinsley. He was a capitalist from Boston. The first post office in Kins ...

Kismet, Kansas

Kismet is at 37°12′18″N 100°42′4″W 37.205043, -100.701081. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles 0.62 km 2. All of it is land.

Lansing, Kansas

Lansing is a city in Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States. It is on the west side of the Missouri River and Kansas-Missouri state border. In 2010, 11.265 people lived there. It is the second biggest city in Leavenworth County. It is part of ...

Larned, Kansas

Larned was planned out in 1873. The first post office in Larned was created in 1872. The city was named after nearby Fort Larned, which operated from 1859 to 1878. It was also named after Colonel Benjamin F. Larned, U.S. Army Paymaster from July ...

Leoti, Kansas

Leoti, pronounced "Lee-OH-Tah." is a city in Wichita County, Kansas, United States. It is also the county seat of Wichita County. In 2010, 1.534 people lived there.

Lincoln Center, Kansas

Lincoln Center, more commonly known as Lincoln, is a city in Lincoln County, Kansas, United States. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. In 2010, 1.297 people lived there.

Mound City, Kansas

Mound City is a city in Linn County, Kansas, United States. It is also the county seat of Linn County. In 2010, 694 people lived there. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Norton, Kansas

Norton was created in 1872. It was named after Capt. Orloff Norton. The first hotel in Norton was a log house. It was built in 1873. One of the first pictures of a tornado was taken in Norton in 1909. The photographer was Will Keller.

Oberlin, Kansas

Oberlin was platted as a town in 1878. It was named after Oberlin, Ohio. The first post office in Oberlin was created in April 1878. On September 30, 1878, Northern Cheyenne were running from the Indian Territory to their homes in the north. The ...

Oskaloosa, Kansas

Oskaloosa was created in 1856. It was named after the city of Oskaloosa, Iowa. The first post office in Oskaloosa was created in November 1856. In 1888, Oskaloosa people elected Mary D. Lowman mayor with a city council composed entirely of women. ...

Ottawa, Kansas

Ottawa is a city in Franklin County, Kansas, United States. It is also the county seat of Franklin County. It is on both banks of the Marais des Cygnes River near the center of Franklin County. In 2010, 12.649 people lived there.

Park City, Kansas

Park City is at 37°47′57″N 97°19′20″W 37.799119, -97.322110. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 9.51 square miles 24.63 km 2. Of that, 9.49 square miles 24.58 km 2 is land and 0.02 square miles 0.05 km 2 is water.

Quinter, Kansas

The city of Quinter is built at the place of an old railroad switching place called Melota. A town named Familton was built there in 1885, and it had a hotel in it. The U.S. Government would not create a post office under the Familton name becaus ...

Scott City, Kansas

Scott City was created in 1885. Like Scott County, the city is named after United States General, Winfield Scott. In October 1884, two women from Chicago claimed the land that Scott City is on. They built a cabin. In February 1885, two men from C ...

Sedan, Kansas

Sedan is the biggest city in Chautauqua County, Kansas, United States. It is also the county seat of Chautaqua County. In 2010, 1.124 people lived there.

Sharon Springs, Kansas

Sharon Springs was first called Eagle Tail station when it was created in 1868. It was renamed Sharon Springs in 1886, after Sharon Springs, New York. Sharon Springs was incorporated as a city in 1890. In 2013, the biggest sinkhole in Kansas open ...

St. John, Kansas

The first settlement in what is today St. John was made in 1875 when William Bickerton of the Church of Jesus Christ created a religious group named Zion Valley. By 1879, Zion Valley had grown into a small town, and the residents renamed it St. J ...

Sublette, Kansas

Sublette was created in 1912. It was named after William Lewis Sublette, a French Huguenot who was a partner in the Rocky Mountain Fur Company. Sublette was a mountain man, fur trapper and pioneer who blazed a trail through the area and was known ...

Syracuse, Kansas

Syracuse was first called Holidaysburg. It was created in 1873. It was renamed Syracuse before 1878. It was named after the city of Syracuse, New York.

Thayer, Kansas

Thayer was planned out in the fall of 1870. This is when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named after Nathaniel Thayer, a railroad employee. The town was built up quickly and was incorporated as a city in 1871.

Troy, Kansas

Troy was platted in 1855. It was named after the ancient city of Troy. The first house in Troy was built in 1856, and the first store opened in 1857. Troy was incorporated as a city in 1860. The first post office in Troy was created in March 1857.

Ulysses, Kansas

Ulysses is a city in and the county seat of Grant County, Kansas, United States. It is named after Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States. In 2010, 6.161 people lived there.

Valley Falls, Kansas

Valley Falls was first called Grasshopper Falls. It was named after the falls in the Grasshopper River now known as the Delaware River. The first settlement was made there in 1854, and the town was platted in 1855. Many of the towns streets were ...

Victoria, Kansas

A group of British people led by a Scotsman named George Grant created Victoria in 1873. They created it on land he had bought from the Kansas Pacific Railway. They named the settlement after Queen Victoria. Grant wanted Victoria to be a ranching ...

WaKeeney, Kansas

In 1877, James Keeney, a land speculator in Chicago, bought land at the place of modern-day WaKeeney from the Kansas Pacific Railway. He, and business partner Albert Warren, created Warren, Keeney, & Co., surveyed and plotted the site in 1878. Th ...

Yates Center, Kansas

Yates Center was created in August 1875. It was named for Abner Yates, the original owner of the town site. She donated an entire block around the courthouse, land for the churches, a city park, and a lot each for the first two children born in t ...

Zurich, Kansas

Zurich was created on the plains of northwest Kansas in the late 1870s. In 1880, John and Armenda Webb, who were born in Zurich, Switzerland, filed a US postal service application using the name of their birthplace, Zurich. The application was ap ...

Frankfort, Kentucky

Frankfort is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kentucky. It has been the state capital since December 8, 1792. It is the county seat of Franklin County, and has been since 1795. Its located between Lexington and Louisville Kentucky. Frankfort ...

Gretna, Louisiana

Gretna is the second-largest city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Gretna is on the west bank of the Mississippi River. It is just east and across the river from uptown New Orleans. It is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metr ...

Fall River, Massachusetts

Fall River is a city in southeast Massachusetts. The city had a population of 88.857 at the 2010 census. Fall River was founded in 1803. In 1804 the town name was changed to Troy, named for Troy, New York. In 1834 the name changed back to Fall Ri ...

Framingham, Massachusetts

John Oldman was the first European to set foot on the land that is now Framingham. In 1633 he led a group of explorers down a Native American trail called Old Connecticut Path that is now Framinghams oldest road. The first European settler was Jo ...

Malden, Massachusetts

Malden is located at 42°25.5′N 71°4′W. It is bordered by Melrose on the North, Everett on the south, Medford on the west, Revere on the east, and Saugus on the northeast.

Watertown, Massachusetts

Watertown is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the greater Boston area. The population was 31.915 at the 2010 census. Watertown is one of fourteen Massachusetts municipalities that have been granted city form ...

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kalamazoo is a large city in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of 2017, the city had a total population of 75.807. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, Haworth College of Business, and Kalamazo ...

Sartell, Minnesota

Sartell is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The 2000 census said 9.641 live in the city. Newer information says 12.629 people live in the city. Sartell is in both Stearns County and Benton County.

Stillwater, Minnesota

Stillwater is a city in Washington County, Minnesota. It is on the St. Croix River directly across from the state of Wisconsin. The population was 18.225 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat. Stillwater is part of the Twin Cities Metro Area.

Windom, Minnesota

Windom is a city in Cottonwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4.646 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cottonwood County. Windom is a small farming town. It also has many parks including one with a disc golf course ...

Kosciusko, Mississippi

Kosciusko is a city in Attala County, Mississippi, United States. James Meredith and Oprah Winfrey were born there. The population was 7.402 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Attala County.

Fayette, Missouri

Fayette is a city in Howard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2.688 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Howard County. Fayette is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan statistical area.

Forsyth, Missouri

Forsyth is a city in Taney County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2.255 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Taney County. It was incorporated as a village on 15 December 1890. Forsyth is located on what was the White River, ...

Franklin, Missouri

Franklin is a city in Howard County, Missouri, United States. It is located along the Missouri River. Part of a rural area, the population was 95 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. As the start ...

Neosho, Missouri

Neosho residents. Neosho lies on the western edge of the Ozarks. The cost of living in Neosho is low at about 9.9% less than the Missouri average and 17.9% less than the national average.

Nixa, Missouri

Nixa is a city in Christian County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 19.022. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri metropolitan area.

Rolla, Missouri

Rolla is a city in Phelps County, Missouri, United States, midway between the larger cities of St. Louis and Springfield along Interstate 44. Its population in the 2010 United States Census was 19.559. It is the county seat of Phelps County. The ...

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