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County: Shawnee

Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961

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Post Office County Established Discontinued Notes
Auburn  Shawnee  1859-03-07  Open in 1961  Name changed from Brownsville.  
Berryton  Shawnee  1888-05-07  Open in 1961   
Blacksmith  Shawnee  1871-07-19  1872-11-11  Name changed from Centre Grove.  
Brownsville  Shawnee  1856-02-13  1859-03-07  Name changed to Auburn.  
Burlingame  Osage  1858-01-30  Open in 1961  Name changed from Council City. Established in Shawnee County.  
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Little-Known or Extinct Towns of Kansas

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Name County Vol. # Notes
American Chiefs Village  Shawnee   
Arlington Heights  Shawnee   
Auburn  Shawnee   
Auburndale  Shawnee   
Avoca  Shawnee   
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The volume numbers given refer to the bound photocopies of the original collection that are available for reference use in the Research Room.

Kansas Counties

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County Date Established Date Defunct County Seat
Shawnee  1855-08-25    Topeka 

Civil Townships and Independent Cities in Kansas

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Name County Population (2000 census) Notes
Auburn Township  Shawnee  3147   
Dover Township  Shawnee  1524   
Grove Township  Shawnee  696  Organized from a portion of Silver Lake Township in the 1910s. 
Menoken Township  Shawnee  1535   
Mission Township  Shawnee  9365   
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Smaller cities and towns in Kansas are included within the surrounding township. However, cities of the first and second class (generally, those with more than 2,000 inhabitants) are administratively separate and independent of any township.

Cemeteries in Kansas, 1906

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Cemetery Name County City or Township Acres
Bauer  Shawnee  Tecumseh Township  1.25 
Bethel  Shawnee  Topeka Township 
Bohemian  Shawnee  Rossville Township 
Carter  Shawnee  Williamsport Township 
Catholic  Shawnee  Mission Township  10 
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List of cemeteries published in the Transactions of the Kansas State Horticultural Society, vol. XXVIII (1906), pp. 325-377.

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