Homewood, Kansas

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Homewood is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Kansas, in the United States.

Homewood has an elevation of 1,060 feet (320 m).[1]

History[edit]

Homewood was located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. In 1900, it contained a population of about 100 inhabitants. Around this time, a number of stores operated out of the small town, and it also had its own school.[2]

The Homewood post office closed in 1955.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Franklin County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  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. 871.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014.

Coordinates: 38°30′53″N 95°22′44″W / 38.51472°N 95.37889°W / 38.51472; -95.37889