Kansas, Ohio

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Kansas, Ohio
census-designated place
Community post office
Community post office
Location of Kansas, Ohio
Location of Kansas, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°14′42″N 83°17′05″W / 41.24500°N 83.28472°W / 41.24500; -83.28472Coordinates: 41°14′42″N 83°17′05″W / 41.24500°N 83.28472°W / 41.24500; -83.28472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Township Liberty
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44841

Kansas is a census-designated place in northwestern Liberty Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44841.[2] It is located along State Route 635.[3]

Kansas was platted in early 1855 along a line of the Lake Erie and Louisville Railroad.[4] The community took its name from the Kansas Territory.[5] A short distance south of the community on State Route 635 is the Michaels Farm, which has been named a historic site.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kansas, Ohio
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, 37. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  4. ^ Lang, William (1880). History of Seneca County, from the Close of the Revolutionary War to July, 1880. Springfield, Ohio: Transcript Printing Company. p. 550. 
  5. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 67. 
  6. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.