Ames, Kansas

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Ames is a rural unincorporated community in Cloud County, Kansas, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Ames was founded in 1883.[2]

A post office was opened in Shirley in 1868 (also known as Elm Creek, it is now part of Shirley Township averages a population of 40), but the post office was moved to Ames in 1878 and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1993.[3]

Education[edit]

Ames is part of the Clifton-Clyde Unified School District 224.[4] The school district includes Clifton, Clyde, Vining, Ames, St. Joseph, and nearby rural areas of Clay, Cloud, Washington counties. The district has three schools:

  • Clifton-Clyde Senior High School, located in Clyde.
  • Clifton-Clyde Middle School, located in Clifton.
  • Clifton-Clyde Grade School, located in Clifton.

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Coordinates: 39°34′10″N 97°26′31″W / 39.56944°N 97.44194°W / 39.56944; -97.44194