THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS

HISTORIES

KINGERY, a country postoffice in Thomas county, is located in the township of the same name 25 miles southwest of Colby, the county seat. It has tri-weekly mail. ( Kansas A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. by Frank W. Blackmar, A. M., Ph. D. Volume II, Page 72)

MENLO, a village in Thomas County is located in the township of the same name on the Union Pacific R. R., 16 miles southeast of Colby, the county seat. It has a bank, 2 elevators, several general stores, telegraph and express offices and a money order postoffice with two rural routes. The population in 1910 was 200. ( Kansas A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. by Frank W. Blackmar, A. M., Ph. D. Volume II, Page 268)


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