Redwing, Kansas

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Redwing, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 38°31′19″N 98°39′52″W / 38.52194°N 98.66444°W / 38.52194; -98.66444Coordinates: 38°31′19″N 98°39′52″W / 38.52194°N 98.66444°W / 38.52194; -98.66444
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
Elevation 1,811 ft (552 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Redwing (also Red Wing[1]) is an unincorporated community in central Cheyenne Township, Barton County, Kansas, United States, in the central part of the state.[2] Located at 38°31′19″N 98°39′52″W / 38.52194°N 98.66444°W / 38.52194; -98.66444 (38.5219557, -98.6645233), it lies at an elevation of 1811 feet (552 m).[1] Redwing sits 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of the northern edge of the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, 6.0 miles (9.7 km) east of the city of Hoisington, and 7.0 miles (11 km) west of the city of Claflin.[2]

There was a grain elevator and tavern in years past.[citation needed] A post office operated in Redwing between 1892 and 1955.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Redwing, Kansas
  2. ^ a b DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, p. 46, 47. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved August 2, 2014.