Berryton, Kansas

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Berryton is an unincorporated community in Monmouth Township, Shawnee County, Kansas, United States. It has its own post office and elementary school and is part of Shawnee Heights Unified School District 450.

Berryton is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Berryton was laid out in 1888 and named for its founder, George W. Berry.[1] The first post office in Berryton was established in May 1888.[2]

Education[edit]

Berryton is served by USD 450 Shawnee Heights. The Shawnee Heights High School mascot is Thunderbirds.[3]

Berryton High School was closed through school unification. The Berryton Buffaloes[4] won the Kansas State High School class B baseball championship in 1951.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duncan, Spencer L. (2005). Historic Shawnee County: The Story of Topeka & Shawnee County. HPN Books. p. 73. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Shawnee Heights USD #450". USD 450. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Berryton High School". classmates. Retrieved 10 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Baseball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 

Coordinates: 38°56′27″N 95°37′54″W / 38.94083°N 95.63167°W / 38.94083; -95.63167