Hackney, Kansas

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Hackney, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Location within Cowley county
Location within Cowley county
Hackney, Kansas is located in Kansas
Hackney, Kansas
Hackney, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 37°10′27″N 97°1′52″W / 37.17417°N 97.03111°W / 37.17417; -97.03111Coordinates: 37°10′27″N 97°1′52″W / 37.17417°N 97.03111°W / 37.17417; -97.03111
Country United States
State Kansas
County Cowley
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Hackney is a small unincorporated community in Cowley County, Kansas, United States.


The post office was established March 31, 1894, and discontinued February 15, 1924.[1] It is the home of Strother Field Industrial Park. The town was named after William P. Hackney, a colorful frontier lawyer and politician from Cowley County.[citation needed]

Hackney was a station and shipping point on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[2]


  1. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc.. Standard Publishing Company. p. 800. 

Further reading[edit]

  • History of Cowley County Kansas; D.A. Millington / E.P. Greer; Winfield Courier; 162 pages; 1901. (Download 16MB PDF eBook)
  • History of the State of Kansas; William G. Cutler; A.T. Andreas Publisher; 1883. (Online HTML eBook)