Wayne, Kansas

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Wayne is a rural unincorporated community in Republic County, Kansas, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Wayne had its start in the year 1884 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[2][3]

A post office was opened in Wayne in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1971.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Republic County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 21 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 897. 
  3. ^ Savage, Isaac O. (1901). A History of Republic County, Kansas. Jones & Chubbic. p. 193. 
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 21 June 2014. 

Coordinates: 39°42′53″N 97°32′31″W / 39.71472°N 97.54194°W / 39.71472; -97.54194