Oak Valley, Kansas

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Oak Valley is an unincorporated community in Elk County, Kansas, in the United States.

History[edit]

A post office was opened at Oak Valley in 1875, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1954.[1]

Oak Valley was founded in 1879, when a settler built the first residential structure.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 379. 
  3. ^ "Elk County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 

Coordinates: 37°20′36″N 96°00′36″W / 37.34333°N 96.01000°W / 37.34333; -96.01000