Globe, Kansas

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Globe, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Globe, Kansas is located in Kansas
Globe, Kansas
Globe, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°46′56″N 95°23′59″W / 38.78222°N 95.39972°W / 38.78222; -95.39972Coordinates: 38°46′56″N 95°23′59″W / 38.78222°N 95.39972°W / 38.78222; -95.39972
Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 785
GNIS feature ID 484892[1]

Globe is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas. It is located along U.S. Highway 56 in Marion Township.

It was originally called Marion after Francis Marion until being renamed Globe, likely another city had the same name.

The Globe post office, called Marion until 1881, opened in 1858, closed in 1867, was reestablished in 1870, closed again in 1894, reopened in 1895, and closed permanently in 1900.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 8 June 2014.