Beeler, Kansas

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Beeler, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Beeler, Kansas is located in Kansas
Beeler, Kansas
Beeler, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°26′40″N 100°11′41″W / 38.44444°N 100.19472°W / 38.44444; -100.19472Coordinates: 38°26′40″N 100°11′41″W / 38.44444°N 100.19472°W / 38.44444; -100.19472
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ness
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 67518
Map of Ness County from KDOT (map legend)

Beeler (also Beelerville) is an unincorporated community in western Ness County, Kansas, United States. It lies along K-96, west of the city of Ness City, the county seat of Ness County.[1] Its elevation is 2,490 feet (759 m), and it is located at 38°26′40″N 100°11′41″W / 38.44444°N 100.19472°W / 38.44444; -100.19472 (38.4444607, -100.1948550).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 67518.[3]

History[edit]

Beeler was a station and shipping point on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[4] Elmer Beeler, the town's founder, is its namesake.[5]

The first post office in Beeler was established in 1886 as Beelerville.[6]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Beeler has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 40.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1978-10-13. Accessed 2008-04-12.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc.. Standard Publishing Company. p. 169. 
  5. ^ "Profile for Beeler, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Beeler, Kansas