Baileyville, Kansas

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Map of Nemaha County showing Baileyville (map legend)

Baileyville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in western Nemaha County, Kansas, United States. It is located six miles west of Seneca on U.S. Route 36.


The community was founded as Haytown, then renamed by Willis J. Bailey and his father to Baileyville. In 1903, Willis became the 16th Governor of Kansas Willis J. Bailey.[1] The first post office in Baileyville was established in 1880.[2]


Primary and secondary[edit]

Baileyville is served by USD 115 Nemaha Central Schools. Nemaha Central High School is located in Seneca with the mascot Thunder.[3]

B&B High school closed in 2014 through school unification. The B&B High School mascot was Falcons.[4]

Colleges and universities[edit]

Highland Community College opened in Baileyville in June 2014.


The community is served by the Union Pacific Railroad and US highway 36.


  1. ^ Willis J. Bailey Biography
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Nemaha Central Schools". USD 115. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Baileyville begins final season". The Topeka Capital-Journal. Retrieved 15 January 2017.

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Coordinates: 39°50′40″N 96°11′06″W / 39.84444°N 96.18500°W / 39.84444; -96.18500