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.[1] 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.[2]

A post office was opened in Doniphan on March 3, 1855, and remained in operation until it was discontinued on August 15, 1943.[3]


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