Penokee, Kansas

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Penokee, Kansas
Unincorporated community
KDOT map of Graham County (legend)
KDOT map of Graham County (legend)
Penokee, Kansas is located in Kansas
Penokee, Kansas
Penokee, Kansas
Penokee, Kansas is located in the US
Penokee, Kansas
Penokee, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 39°21′4″N 99°58′19″W / 39.35111°N 99.97194°W / 39.35111; -99.97194Coordinates: 39°21′4″N 99°58′19″W / 39.35111°N 99.97194°W / 39.35111; -99.97194
Country United States
State Kansas
County Graham
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Penokee is an unincorporated community in Graham County, Kansas, United States, in the Solomon Valley.[1] It was founded by Ben Chadsey and was originally established under the name of Reford in 1888. It grew from the Union Pacific Railroad going through town. Because the town became mistaken for Rexford, Kansas, the residents renamed their town after the Penokee Mountains near Lake Superior.

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