Doniphan, Kansas

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Doniphan, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Doniphan, Kansas is located in Kansas
Doniphan, Kansas
Doniphan, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 39°38′30″N 95°4′51″W / 39.64167°N 95.08083°W / 39.64167; -95.08083Coordinates: 39°38′30″N 95°4′51″W / 39.64167°N 95.08083°W / 39.64167; -95.08083
Country United States
State Kansas
County Doniphan
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Doniphan is a small unincorporated community in Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. Doniphan is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The company that founded the town was organized on November 11, 1854. Doniphan was incorporated in 1869.[1] The post office opened March 3, 1855, and closed August 15, 1943.