Fanning is an unincorporated community in Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. Fanning is located along K-7 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Troy.
Fanning had its start in the year 1870 by the building of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad through that territory.
A post office was opened in Fanning in December, 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in July, 1933.
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