Mentor, Kansas

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Mentor, Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°44′26″N 97°36′11″W / 38.74056°N 97.60306°W / 38.74056; -97.60306Coordinates: 38°44′26″N 97°36′11″W / 38.74056°N 97.60306°W / 38.74056; -97.60306
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySaline
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated community
Elevation
1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)
ZIP code
67416
Area code785

Mentor is an unincorporated community in Saline County, Kansas, United States. It is part of the Salina micropolitan area.[1]

History[edit]

Mentor was named by settlers who hailed from Mentor, Ohio.[2]

Mentor had a post office between 1881 and 1995.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mentor is located at 38°44′26″N 97°36′11″W / 38.74056°N 97.60306°W / 38.74056; -97.60306, which is approximately three miles south of Salina. It has an elevation of 1,273 feet (388 m).

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education[edit]

Mentor is part of Unified School District 306.[4][5][6]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nussle, Jim (2008-11-20). "Micropolitan Statistical Areas" (PDF). List 1-9. Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. p. 97. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2010-04-02.
  2. ^ Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 57.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  4. ^ USD 306
  5. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Saline County School District Map Archived 2012-03-02 at the Wayback Machine.

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