BUTLER  COUNTY,  KANSAS

 

Post  Offices  in  Butler  County 

1827 ~ 1961
 

POST OFFICE

ESTABLISHED

DISCONTINUED

NOTES

Amador

February 15, 1875

January 31, 1902

 
Andover

June 7, 1880

Open in 1961

Name change from Cloud
Aral

April 7, 1880

September 30, 1902

 
Augusta

October 12, 1868

Open in 1961

 
Ayr

July 12, 1875

September 22, 1885

Moved to Potwin
Beaumont

June 3, 1880

August 16, 1997

 
Benton

June 12, 1872

Open in 1961

 
Bodarc

December 21, 1892

March 31, 1904

 
Bodock

August 21, 1883

October 6, 1885

Moved to Latham
Brainerd

January 25, 1886

August 31, 1907

Name change from Holden
Britton

April 25, 1872

April 13, 1877

Moved to Cedar Ford
Brownlow

February 9, 1871

September 20, 1876

Moved to Sunnyside
Bryant

October 8, 172

September 8, 1885

 
Bunch

November 28, 1898

February 29, 1904

 
Burgess

March 17, 1887

November 27, 1888

 
Byard

November 1, 1858

September 21, 1859

 
Cage

November 11, 1887

December 31, 1894

 
Cariboo

October 28, 1873

July 15, 1889

 
Cassoday

July 9, 1906

Open in 1961

 
Cave Spring

June 22, 1874

July 30, 1878

 
Cedar Ford

April 13, 1877

January 16, 1893

Moved from Britton
Chelsea

August 20, 1858

September 14, 1907

 
Cloud

March 8, 1880

June 7, 1880

Moved from Minneha. Name change to Andover
Cornhill

March 19, 1874

August 21, 1876

 
De Graff

November 22, 1887

September 15, 1893

 
De Graff

december 29, 1893

September 30, 1942

 
Dixon

December 18, 1878

January 20, 1888

Name change from Wooward
Douglass

September 24, 1868

Open in 1961

Established in Cowley County
Durachen

June 14, 1882

April 30, 1909

 
Edgcomb

September 6, 1880

February 16, 1882

 
Edgecomb

March 13, 1882

April 20, 1888

 
El Dorado

July 1, 1939

Open in 1961

Name change from Eldorado
El Dorado

November 14, 1860

March 24, 1894

Name change to Eldorado. Estblished in Irving County
Elbing

November 2, 1887

Open in 1961

Moved from Worth
Eldorado

March 24, 1894

July 1, 1939

The order changing this office's name to El Doardo was rescinded June 28, 1939 but through a clerical order from the spelling became official. Name change from El Dorado. Name change El Dorado
Foster

August 25, 1899

January 14, 1905

 
Four Mile

June 2, 1870

August 24, 1872

Moved to Lorena
Freedom

June 22, 1874

April 14, 1900

 
Gordon

June 30, 1884

June 30, 1936

 
Haverhill

June 12, 1880

December 30, 1933

 
Hickory

March 4, 1886

July 14, 1886

 
Hickory

August 17, 1877

December 29, 1880

 
Holden

December 14, 1870

January 25, 1886

Name change to Brainerd
Indianola

June 1, 1874

January 31, 1902

Name change from Smithfield
Keighley

August 19, 1880

February 28, 1943

 
Knipeville

January 22, 1917

July 14, 1917

 
Koke

February 4, 1896

February 25, 1896

 
Latham

October 6, 1885

Open in 1961

Moved from Bodock
Leon

March 28, 1882

Open in 1961

Name change from Little Walnut
Little Walnut

August 14, 1871

March 28, 1882

Name change to Leon
Lorena

August 23, 1872

November 30, 1895

Moved from Four Mile
Lorena

January 9, 1896

January 31, 1902

 
Midian

November 5, 1918

July 22, 1950

 
Midland

September 3, 1872

June 22, 1873

Moved from Minneha. Name change to Andover
Minneha

November 28, 1877

March 8, 1880

Moved to Cloud
Modena

March 2, 1874

April 4, 1882

 
Murdock

November 23, 1882

October 31, 1902

 
Murdock

April 12, 1875

May 31, 1881

 
Murdock

May 3, 1872

April 18, 1873

 
Nellans

February 1, 1882

July 30, 1892

 
New Excelsior

July 12, 1875

September 9, 1880

 
Numa

March 4, 1886

March 31, 1904

 
Oil City

September 12, 1877

September 20, 1880

 
Oil Hill

August 3, 1917

Septemer 30, 1958

 
Oil Valley

February 12, 1920

May 15, 1922

 
Ophir

November 17, 1881

April 29, 1886

 
Overton

April 22, 1867

October 12, 1869

 
Ovo

July 7, 1882

May 16, 1887

Name change from White Water
Palmyra

January 5, 1876

March 31, 1900

 
Pendell

June 29, 1871

November 22, 1880

 
Pine Grove

June 23, 1874

December 31, 1895

 
Plum Grove

July 1, 1870

October 31, 1888

 
Pontiac

May 2, 1873

November 15, 1926

 
Potwin

September 22, 1885

Open in 1961

Moved from Ayr
Providence

July 7, 1881

December 31, 1896

 
Quito

July 11, 1870

October 5, 1881

 
Redden

December 14, 1880

October 22, 1885

 
Redden

February 8, 1875

July 7, 1880

 
Richland Centre

March 18, 1878

October 5, 1881

 
Rosalia

July 1, 1870

Open in 1961

 
Rose Hill

June 23, 1874

Open in 1961

 
Smithfield

June 29, 1871

June 6, 1874

Name change to Indianola
Spring Branch

June 15, 1871

November 1, 1871

 
Sunnyside

September 20, 1876

September 8, 1880

Moved from Brownlow
Tint

January 11, 1899

August 31, 1911

 
Tolle

August 12, 1885

May 3, 1886

Moved to Wingate
Towanda

December 13, 1860

Open in 1961

Established in Otoe County
Wah Wah

April 18, 1870

January 11, 1871

 
Walnut

April 18, 1870

April 25, 1876

 
Wendell

February 27, 1901

February 19, 1904

 
White Water

August 7, 1871

December 7, 1871

 
White Water

May 15, 1888

November 1, 1950

Name change to Whitewater
White Water

September 29, 1874

July 7, 1882

Name change to Ovo
Whitewater

November 1, 1950

Open in 1961

Name change from White Water
Wingate

May 3, 1886

June 10, 1889

Moved from Tolle
Woodward

September 21, 1877

December 18, 1878

Name change to Dixon
Worth

March 16, 1886

November 2, 1887

Moved to Elbing

Source: Robert W. Baughman's Kansas Post Offices, May 29, 1828-August 3, 1961, published by the Kansas Postal History Society.

 

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