Kickapoo, Kansas

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Kickapoo is an unincorporated community in Kickapoo Township, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA.

History[edit]

Kickapoo was laid out in 1854.[1] It was named after the Kickapoo people.[2]

Kickapoo was a station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[3]

The post office in Kickapoo closed in 1920.[4]

The town of Kickapoo is mentioned in the Tenacious D song of the same name from 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History. Standard Publishing Company. p. 69. 
  2. ^ Hall, Jesse A. and Hand LeRoy T. (1921). History of Leavenworth County Kansas. Historical Publishing Company. p. 137. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1898). A Gazetteer of Kansas. Govt. Print. Off. p. 123. 
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 39°23′56″N 94°58′16″W / 39.39889°N 94.97111°W / 39.39889; -94.97111