Navarre, Kansas

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Navarre, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Navarre, Kansas is located in Kansas
Navarre, Kansas
Navarre, Kansas
Navarre, Kansas is located in USA
Navarre, Kansas
Navarre, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°47′49″N 97°6′21″W / 38.79694°N 97.10583°W / 38.79694; -97.10583Coordinates: 38°47′49″N 97°6′21″W / 38.79694°N 97.10583°W / 38.79694; -97.10583
Country United States
State Kansas
County Dickinson
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Navarre is a small unincorporated community in Dickinson County, Kansas, United States.[1]

History[edit]

In 1887, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway built a branch line from Neva (3 miles west of Strong City) through Navarre to Superior, Nebraska. In 1996, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway merged with Burlington Northern Railroad and renamed to the current BNSF Railway. Most locals still refer to this railroad as the "Santa Fe".

The post office was established February 7, 1884, and discontinued September 3, 1971.[2]

The Navarre Church of the Brethren was organized in 1869 and held its last "Homecoming Service" in August 2001, after which the church bell was donated to the Navarre cemetery.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Navarre, Kansas
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on September 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Navarre Church of the Brethren". Historical Marker Database (www.hmdb.org). Retrieved 15 October 2014. 

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