Buckeye, Kansas

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Buckeye is a rural unincorporated community in Dickinson County, Kansas, United States.[1] Buckeye was started as a colony/settlement by Universalist preacher Vear P. Wilson. Buckeye colony had nearly two hundred settlers and a church built by 1870.[2]

Buckeye had a post office from 1900 until 1904.[3]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buckeye, Kansas
  2. ^ Smith, Jessica (2013). "Morality and Money: A Look at how the Respectable Community Battled the Sporting Community over Prostitution in Kansas Cowtowns, 1867-1885" (PDF). Kansas State University.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on September 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.

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Coordinates: 39°02′48″N 97°10′01″W / 39.04667°N 97.16694°W / 39.04667; -97.16694