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Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961

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Post Office: All post offices
County: St. John

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Post Office County Established Discontinued Notes
Blaiseville  Logan  1879-05-09  1881-05-26  Name change to Gilmore. Was also in St. John County for a time. Established in Wallace County.  
Bureau  Logan  1885-09-03  1887-05-13  Moved to McAllaster. Established in St. John County.  
Cocayne  Logan  1886-09-23  1888-10-29  Name change to Augustine Springs. Established in St. John County.  
Gilmore  Logan  1881-05-26  1885-10-20  Name change from Blaiseville. Name change to Oakley. Established in St. John County.  
Gopher  Logan  1886-03-04  1886-12-27  Name change to Winona. Established in St. John County.  
Groton  Logan  1878-10-07  1879-11-18  Name change from Gnoton. Established in Wallace County. Was also in St. John County for a time.  
Monument  Logan  1880-05-19  1997-01-25  In St. John County from 1881 to 1887. Operated as a community post office (CPO) from 1997 to 28 Feb 2001. Was also in St. John County for a time.  
Oakley  Logan  1885-10-20  Open in 1961  Name change from Gilmore. Established in St. John County.  
Wilkinson  Wichita  1887-01-26  1894-10-31  Established in St. John County. Was also in Logan County for a time (site moved).  
Winona  Logan  1886-12-27  Open in 1961  Name change from Gopher. Established in St. John County.  

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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