Fanning, Kansas

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Fanning, Kansas
Fanning, Kansas is located in Kansas
Fanning, Kansas
Fanning, Kansas
Fanning, Kansas is located in the United States
Fanning, Kansas
Fanning, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°50′05″N 95°09′41″W / 39.83472°N 95.16139°W / 39.83472; -95.16139Coordinates: 39°50′05″N 95°09′41″W / 39.83472°N 95.16139°W / 39.83472; -95.16139
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyDoniphan
Elevation
886 ft (270 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)785
GNIS feature ID473026[1]

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.

History[edit]

Fanning had its start in the year 1870 by the building of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad through that territory.[2]

A post office was opened in Fanning in December, 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in July, 1933.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fanning". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  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. 621.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.