Mankato, Nebraska

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Mankato is a ghost town in Boyd County, Nebraska, in the United States.[1]


A post office was established at Mankato in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901.[2] It was likely named after Mankato, Minnesota.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mankato, Nebraska
  2. ^ "Boyd County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 22. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.