KDOT map of Finney County (legend)
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|Elevation||2,608 ft (795 m)|
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|GNIS ID||485330 |
Eminence was founded in 1887.
A post office was opened in Eminence in June 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1942.
In popular culture
Eminence is the Federal Emergency Management Agency refugee center established to take evacuees from Denver, Colorado as the event of an explosion at a train derailment and the subsequent detonation of a smuggled Russian nuclear weapon which was in the derailment wreckage in the 1999 TV movie Atomic Train.
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Eminence, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); July 1, 1984.
- "Finney County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014.