Monmouth, Kansas

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Monmouth, Kansas
Unincorporated community
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
Monmouth is located in Kansas
Monmouth
Monmouth
Monmouth is located in the US
Monmouth
Monmouth
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 37°21′47″N 94°56′13″W / 37.36306°N 94.93694°W / 37.36306; -94.93694Coordinates: 37°21′47″N 94°56′13″W / 37.36306°N 94.93694°W / 37.36306; -94.93694[1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Crawford
Platted 1866

Monmouth is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, Kansas, United States.[2]

History[edit]

Monmouth was laid out in 1866. It may be the oldest town in Crawford County.[3] Monmouth was named after Monmouth, Illinois.[4]

The first post office in Monmouth was established in July 1866.[5]

Mounmouth experienced growth in 1879 when a narrow gauge railroad was first extended to that point.[4]

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