Beeler, Kansas

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Beeler, Kansas
Unincorporated community
George Washington Carver homestead site, south of Beeler
George Washington Carver homestead site, south of Beeler
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