KANSAS COLLECTION ARTICLES
"Orphan Trains of Kansas" is contributed by CONNIE DIPASQUALE.



NAME CHANGES IN
SOME KANSAS TOWNS & COUNTIES


                                  TOWNS:

               Original Name:                     Changed To:

          Adelphia (consolidated into)           Arkansas City
          Adelphia                               Walnut City
          Alliance (consolidated into)           Chanute
          Argentine (absorbed by)                Kansas City
          Armourdale (consolidated into)         Kansas City

          Atlanta                                Lyons
          Ayr                                    Potwin     
          Belleville (in Chatauqua County)       Peru
          Bennett Springs                        Potter
          Big Timber                             Cleburne

          Bitlertown                             Olpe1
          Blue Stem                              Lucas
          Bluff Creek                            Bluff City
          Bonasa                                 Leoti
          Bosland                                Wilson

          Boston (consolidated into)             Manhattan
          Brittsville                            Simpson
          Brookdale                              Lyons
          Buena Vista                            Hoisington
          Bull City                              Alton

          Cable City                             Alta Vista
          Canton (consolidated into)             Manhattan
          Chapman (in Clay County)               Longford
          Cherry (in Cherokee County)            Mineral
          Chicago Junction (consolidated into)   Chanute

          Christian                              Moundridge
          Churchill                              Tescott
          Corbitt                                Bucklin
          Cornell (in Anderson County)           Westphalia
          Council City                           Burlingame

          Cresson                                Palco
          Cresswell (consolidated into)          Arkansas City
          Dell Ray                               Glasco
          Divide                                 Colony
          Durham Park Ranch                      Durham

          Eagle Tail Station                     Sharon Springs
          Elm Grove                              Barnes
          Elston                                 Altamont
          Empire City (annexed to)               Galena
          Far West                               Latimer

          Findlay City                           Arcadia
          Fort Harker Station                    Kanopolis
          Fossil Station                         Russell
          Geddesburg                             Altoona
          Gilbert                                Fowler

          Glenwood                               Walnut
          Gould                                  Severy
          Grafton                                Volland
          Grasshopper Falls                      Valley Falls
          Holidaysburg                           Syracuse

          Kansas (consolidated into              Kansas City
          Kelso (absorbed by)                    Atwood
          Keystone                               Manchester
          Leonard                                Leonardville
          Lincoln Center                         Lincoln
          Lone Lake                              Ensign

          Lotta                                  Penalosa
          Lura                                   Luray
          Manley                                 Murray
          Marion Centre                          Marion
          Markley's Mills                        Minneapolis

          Moore's Ranch                          Durham Park Ranch
          Mulberry Grove                         Mulberry
          Murray                                 Summerfield
          Nep-tah-wal-lah                        Oxford
          New Chicago (consolidated into)        Chanute

          Ninnescah                              Cunningham
          Noble                                  Leon
          Onion Creek                            Osage City
          Osaga                                  Fulton
          Osage Mission                          St. Paul

          Osage                                  Fulton
          Ovo                                    White Water
          Peace                                  Sterling
          Peoria Village                         Paola
          Perryville                             Perry

          Pesth                                  Herndon
          Peter's City                           Kinsley
          Petersburg                             Kinsley
          Petersburg                             Peter's City
          Pittsburg (in Mitchell County)         Tipton

          Poke                                   Alta Vista
          Poleska (consolidated into)            Manhattan
          Prag                                   Kelso
          Quindaro (absorbed by)                 Kansas City
          Rattlesnake                            Hudson

          Reno Centre                            Partridge
          Riley Centre                           Riley
          Rock Castle                            Seneca
          Sautrelle Falls                        Valley Falls
          Scammonville                           Scammon
 
          Shermanville                           Lane
          Skidmore                               Meade
          Slab City                              Jennings
          Sorghum                                Bushton
          Southwick Glen                         Clearwater
 
          St. Louis                              Louisburg
          Summitt                                Linn
          Tiblow                                 Bonner Springs
          Tioga (consolidated into)              Chanute
          Ulysses                                New Ulysses

          Union                                  Riley Center
          Veteran                                Johnson
          Vicksburg                              Randall
          Walnut City                            Rush Center
          Walnut City (consolidated into)        Arkansas City
 
          Walnut City (in Cowley County)         Cresswell
          Walnut City (in Rush County)           Rush Center
          Washington Center                      Washington
          Waterville                             Randolph
          West Plains                            Plains

          West Hampton                           Glen Elder
          White's Quarry                         Home City
          Wildwood                               Chase
          Willow Springs                         Beloit
          Wyandotte (consolidated into)          Kansas City
 
          Zahnsville                             Miltonvale
          Zenith                                 Sylvia
          Zion Valley                            St. John
            
            

                                 COUNTIES:
            
          Original Name:                            Changed To:

          Breckenridge                           Lyon
          Calhoun                                Jackson
          Davis                                  Geary
          Dorn                                   Neosho
          Foote (absorbed by)                    Gray

          Garfield (annexed to)                  Finney
          Lykins                                 Miami
          McGee                                  Cherokee
          Richardson                             Wabaunsee
          St. John                               Logan

          Sequoyah (absorbed by)                 Finney
          Weller                                 Osage
            
            


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