Jennings, an incorporated city of the third class in Decatur county, is east of Oberlin, the county seat. It has a bank, a weekly newspaper (the Echo), express and telegraph offices and a money order postoffice with two rural routes. The population in 1910 was 259. The town was founded in 1888. (Kansas Cyclopedia, Volume II, Edited by Frank W. Blackmar, A. M., Ph. D., 1912, page 27)

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