Grain elevator in Bavaria (2015)
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
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|Elevation||1,273 ft (388 m)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|FIPS code||20-04575 |
|GNIS feature ID||0476783 |
The place was originally known as Hohneck, after Ernst Hohneck, who settled there in 1865. It was also known as Honek. Bavaria was laid out by E. F. Drake in 1877, and named after the state of Bavaria, in Germany.
Its post office in Bavaria was close in 1986.
Spring Creek flows through the community.
Bavaria schools were closed through school unification. The Bavaria High School mascot was Tigers.
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Bavaria, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
- Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 160.
- Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 37.
- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
- DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, 48. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
- Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses, Office of Management and Budget, 2007-11-20. Accessed 2008-08-14.
- USD 307
- Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- Saline County School District Map Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- "The good ole days", The Salina Journal, 1 December 1994, p.17.
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