|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Elevation||997 ft (304 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|FIPS code||20-06300 |
|GNIS ID||479067 |
Berryton was laid out in 1888 and named for its two founders, George Washington Berry and his son George Webster Berry. The first post office in Berryton was established in May 1888. In 1912 the town was described as, "a little village of Shawnee county, is a station on the Missouri Pacific R. R., 9 miles southeast of the city of Topeka. It has a money order postoffice with one rural delivery route, and is a trading center for the neighborhood in which it is located. The population in 1910 was 75."
It currently has a post office and elementary school.
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Berryton, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
- Duncan, Spencer L. (2005). Historic Shawnee County: The Story of Topeka & Shawnee County. HPN Books. p. 73.
- From Berry Creek to Berryton: A History of the Settlements in Shawnee County, Kansas, Founded by George Washington Berry and His Son, George Webster Berry
- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
- Frank Wilson Blackmar (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. ... with a Supplementary Volume Devoted to Selected Personal History and Reminiscence. Standard publishing Company. p. 176. ISBN 978-0-7222-4905-5.
- "Shawnee Heights USD #450". USD 450. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
- "Berryton High School". classmates. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
- "Baseball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 6 January 2017.