Brazilton, Kansas

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Brazilton, Kansas is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, Kansas, United States.[1] It located along highway K-3.

History[edit]

Brazilton was named in 1882 for Thomas Brazil, a farmer who resided there.[2][3]

A post office was opened in Brazilton in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966.[4]

Brazilton was a station and shipping point on the Pittsburg & Chanute division of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official State Transportation Map (Map) (2007-2008 ed.). Kansas Department of Transportation. § F12. 
  2. ^ A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Crawford County, Kansas. The Lewis Publishing Company. 1905. p. 307. 
  3. ^ "Profile for Brazilton, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 232. 

Coordinates: 37°33′35″N 94°57′27″W / 37.55972°N 94.95750°W / 37.55972; -94.95750