Neal, Kansas

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Neal, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Post Office in Neal, 2012
Post Office in Neal, 2012
Neal, Kansas is located in Kansas
Neal, Kansas
Neal, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 37°50′3″N 96°4′49″W / 37.83417°N 96.08028°W / 37.83417; -96.08028Coordinates: 37°50′3″N 96°4′49″W / 37.83417°N 96.08028°W / 37.83417; -96.08028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Greenwood
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 66863
Map of Greenwood County from KDOT (map legend)

Neal is an unincorporated community in eastern Greenwood County, Kansas, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 54 east of the city of Eureka, the county seat of Greenwood County.[1] Its elevation is 961 feet (293 m), and it is located at 37°50′3″N 96°4′49″W / 37.83417°N 96.08028°W / 37.83417; -96.08028 (37.8341990, -96.0802724).[2] Although Neal is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 66863.[3] The first post office in Neal was established in 1882.[4]

Neal was named for a minor official of the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 41.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1978-10-13. Accessed 2008-04-28.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archive)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Kansas Place-Names, John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 460 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7