Elmont, Kansas

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Elmont is an unincorporated community in northern Shawnee County, Kansas, United States.

Currently Elmont has a church, and an elementary school operated by USD 345 Seaman school district.

Elmont was incorporated in 1886.[1] It was a shipping point on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.[2] A post office was opened in Elmont in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duncan, Spencer L. (2005). Historic Shawnee County: The Story of Topeka & Shawnee County. HPN Books. p. 74.
  2. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 584.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014.

Coordinates: 39°09′55″N 95°42′11″W / 39.16528°N 95.70306°W / 39.16528; -95.70306