Marienthal, Kansas

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Marienthal, Kansas
census-designated place
Marienthal, Kansas is located in Kansas
Marienthal, Kansas
Marienthal, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°29′15″N 101°12′47″W / 38.48750°N 101.21306°W / 38.48750; -101.21306Coordinates: 38°29′15″N 101°12′47″W / 38.48750°N 101.21306°W / 38.48750; -101.21306[1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Wichita
Elevation[1] 3,215 ft (980 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 67863
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-44600 [1]
GNIS feature ID 471501 [1]

Marienthal is an unincorporated community in Wichita County, Kansas, United States. It is also the locus of, and its name is used to identify, a census-designated place in Kansas.

History[edit]

In 1892, the community was founded by a group of immigrant Germans from Russia; they named it after their previous hometown of Marienthal, Russia, today Marienka, Ukraine. The post office was established March 18, 1902.[2] Marienthal now consists of roughly 100 people, a Catholic church,[3] a post office, a flour mill,[4] a substance abuse treatment center, a trucking company, a bar and a grain elevator.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d GNIS for Marienthal, Kansas; USGS; October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  3. ^ St. Mary Church.
  4. ^ Heartland Mill.

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