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Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961

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County: Rice

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Post Office County Established Discontinued Notes
Alden  Rice  1882-02-13  Open in 1961   
Allegan  Rice  1874-05-25  1900-09-29  Name change from Eugenia.  
Atlanta  Rice  1874-03-17  1877-02-16  Name change from Brookdale. Name change to Lyons.  
Bartgestown  Rice  1874-12-28  1887-01-26   
Beach Valley  Rice  1859-02-10  1864-05-09  Was also in Marion County for a time. Was also in Peketon County for a time.  
Beach Valley  Rice  1865-09-22  1866-06-22   
Brookdale  Rice  1871-01-24  1874-03-17  Name change to Atlanta.  
Bushton  Rice  1887-04-29  Open in 1961  Moved from Sorghum.  
Cain  Rice  1882-07-05  1894-03-15  Name change from Green Valley. Established in Ellsworth County.  
Chase  Rice  1881-09-05  Open in 1961   
Coopersburgh  Rice  1875-04-21  1887-06-17   
Crawford  Rice  1887-03-17  1953-08-31  Moved from Mule Creek.  
Eugenia  Rice  1873-03-11  1874-05-25  Name change to Allegan.  
Fair Point  Rice  1874-02-11  1880-06-14  Moved to Little River.  
Frederic  Rice  1887-05-14  1907-04-24  Moved from Kansas Centre. Name change to Frederick.  
Frederick  Rice  1907-04-24  1954-05-15  Name change from Frederic.  
Galt  Rice  1897-01-22  1894-11-30   
Galt  Rice  1895-06-12  1911-12-30   
Geneseo  Rice  1887-01-15  Open in 1961  Moved from Bluffville.  
Glen Sharrald  Rice  1874-06-22  1887-12-15   
Golden City  Rice  1873-12-02  1875-05-13  Name change to Kansas Centre.  
Jarvis View  Rice  1878-06-07  1880-05-24   
Kansas Centre  Rice  1875-05-13  1887-05-14  Name change from Golden City. Moved to Frederic.  
Little River  Rice  1880-06-01  Open in 1961  Moved from Fair Point.  
Lodiana  Rice  1872-12-12  1880-06-01   
Lyons  Rice  1877-02-16  Open in 1961  Name change from Atlanta.  
Mitchell  Rice  1882-01-05  1953-08-31   
New Cincinnati  Rice  1873-01-15  1882-06-07   
New London  Reno  1873-11-17  1881-01-12  Established in Rice County.  
Nicholas  Rice  1878-12-19  1879-08-25   
Noble  Rice  1875-02-15  1887-07-21   
Noble  Rice  1888-03-02  1901-02-14   
Peace  Rice  1872-02-23  1876-04-28  Name change to Sterling.  
Pollard  Rice  1889-09-11  1923-12-31   
Pollard  Rice  1888-07-28  1889-07-31   
Prosper  Ellsworth  1874-09-29  1887-11-20  Was also in Rice County for a time (site moved).  
Raymond  Rice  1872-08-15  Open in 1961   
River View  Rice  1874-03-02  1880-07-06   
Saxman  Rice  1891-03-31  1952-06-30   
Silica  Rice  1906-04-26  1953-08-31   
Silica  Rice  1893-11-06  1905-03-15   
Sorghum  Rice  1883-01-12  1887-04-29  Moved to Bushton.  
Sterling  Rice  1876-04-28  Open in 1961  Name change from Peace.  
Sterling  Rice  1871-08-01  1872-01-02   
Stone Corral  Rice  1872-12-06  1880-08-04   
Union City  Rice  1871-06-15  1872-01-16   
Violet Springs  Rice  1872-02-09  1873-07-29   
Voyls  Rice  1879-04-28  1881-07-11   
Wayside  Rice  1880-08-23  1882-01-10   
Wherry  Rice  1888-04-17  1923-10-31   
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The Kansas Post Offices Database contains information taken from Robert W. Baughman's Kansas Post Offices, May 29, 1828-August 3, 1961, published by the Kansas Postal History Society, an affiliate of the Kansas Historical Society. It includes every known Kansas post office with its dates of operation. These dates can indicate approximately when the town was established and in some cases, when it disappeared.

The name and boundaries of some Kansas counties were still changing up to 1893. If the county where the post office was located changed, or if the town changed its name, this is noted in the "notes" field and you will need to search on the earlier or later names for additional information. If a post office was originally in Kansas Territory but became part of the new Colorado Territory on Feb. 28, 1861, the information given here ends with that date.

The information in the database is current through 3 August 1961. Post office openings, closings, and name changes since that date are currently being researched for addition to the database.

KSHS volunteers Bill and Diana Sowers, Joan Stevenson, and Louis Reed transcribed the information for this database. Melvin Bruntzel researched post-1961 changes.

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