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.

History[edit]

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]

Education[edit]

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 June 2014).

Transportation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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. 

External links[edit]

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