Lake City, Kansas

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Lake City, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Lake City, Kansas is located in Kansas
Lake City, Kansas
Lake City, Kansas
Lake City, Kansas is located in the US
Lake City, Kansas
Lake City, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°21′12″N 98°49′15″W / 37.35333°N 98.82083°W / 37.35333; -98.82083Coordinates: 37°21′12″N 98°49′15″W / 37.35333°N 98.82083°W / 37.35333; -98.82083
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barber
Elevation 1,611 ft (491 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67071
Area code(s) 620
GNIS feature ID 470431[1]

Lake City is an unincorporated community in Barber County, Kansas, United States. Lake City is 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Medicine Lodge.

History[edit]

Lake City was named for Riley Lake, who opened a store there in 1878.[2]

A post office was opened in Lake City in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1993.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, Volume 3. Standard Pub. Co. p. 294. 
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2014.