Nekoma, Kansas

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Nekoma, Kansas
Unincorporated community
KDOT map of Rush County (legend)
KDOT map of Rush County (legend)
Nekoma, Kansas is located in Kansas
Nekoma, Kansas
Nekoma, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Nekoma, Kansas is located in the US
Nekoma, Kansas
Nekoma, Kansas
Nekoma, Kansas (the US)
Coordinates: 38°28′25″N 99°26′31″W / 38.47361°N 99.44194°W / 38.47361; -99.44194Coordinates: 38°28′25″N 99°26′31″W / 38.47361°N 99.44194°W / 38.47361; -99.44194
Country United States
State Kansas
County Rush
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 67559

Nekoma is an unincorporated community in southwestern Rush County, Kansas, United States. It lies along K-96 southwest of the city of La Crosse, the county seat of Rush County.[1] Its elevation is 2,037 feet (621 m), and it is located at 38°28′25″N 99°26′31″W / 38.47361°N 99.44194°W / 38.47361; -99.44194 (38.4736250, -99.4420547).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 67559.[3]

History[edit]

Nekoma was platted in 1884 by the railroad.[4] The first post office in Nekoma was established in 1890.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 40.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1978-10-13. Accessed 2008-04-12.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "History of Rush County". Rush County Economic Development. Archived from the original on March 22, 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2014.