Denmark, Kansas

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Denmark is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Kansas, United States. One of the first permanent settlements in Lincoln County, it was settled about 1869 by Danish Lutherans[1] who laid the cornerstone for a stone church in 1876. Built of the "post rock" limestone that is so abundant in the county, it was completed in 1880. A bell tower and entry were added in 1901. The village is located 3 miles north of K-18 and still has a community hall, a railroad, and a grain elevator. Denmark is part of "The Amazing 100 Miles". The history and folklore has been described by Ruth Sorensen in "Beyond the Prairie Wind".

Denmark is located at 39°05′21″N 98°17′13″W / 39.08917°N 98.28694°W / 39.08917; -98.28694.

Denmark in the center of Lincoln County(map legend)


  1. ^ "Profile for Denmark, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 13 June 2014.


  • "Beyond the Prairie Wind" by Ruth Sorensen, Partnership Book Services, Hillsboro, Kansas, Library of Congress catalog number 96-068921.

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Coordinates: 39°05′21″N 98°17′13″W / 39.08917°N 98.28694°W / 39.08917; -98.28694