Belvidere, Kansas

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Belvidere, Kansas
Unincorporated community
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
Belvidere, Kansas is located in Kansas
Belvidere, Kansas
Belvidere, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 37°27′1″N 99°4′48″W / 37.45028°N 99.08000°W / 37.45028; -99.08000Coordinates: 37°27′1″N 99°4′48″W / 37.45028°N 99.08000°W / 37.45028; -99.08000
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kiowa
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Belvidere is an unincorporated community located along the Medicine Lodge River in Kiowa County, Kansas, United States.

History[edit]

Belvidere was a shipping point on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[1]

A post office named Glick operated from 1883 until 1890. The Glick post office was renamed Belvidere on April 26, 1890, remained in operation until it was discontinued on November 23, 1996.[2]

Nearby are the Roth Petroglyph Site and the Star Petroglyph Site. Both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

In the mid-2000s, Belvidere become the home of a NOAA Weather Radio transmitter, WNG534, operated by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in nearby Dodge City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 172. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2014.