Perth, Kansas

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Perth, Kansas
1915 Railroad Map of Sumner County
1915 Railroad Map of Sumner County
KDOT map of Sumner County (legend)
Perth is located in Kansas
Perth
Perth
Perth is located in the United States
Perth
Perth
Coordinates: 37°10′29″N 97°30′19″W / 37.17472°N 97.50528°W / 37.17472; -97.50528Coordinates: 37°10′29″N 97°30′19″W / 37.17472°N 97.50528°W / 37.17472; -97.50528[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySumner
Elevation1,207 ft (368 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code20-55500 [1]
GNIS ID470305 [1]

Perth is an unincorporated community in Sumner County, Kansas, United States.[1] It is located about 9 miles southwest of Wellington near the intersection of S Clearwater Rd and W 80th St S, next to the railroad.

History[edit]

A post office was opened in Perth in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1954.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Wellington USD 353 public school district.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Perth, Kansas", Geographic Names Information System, United States Geological Survey
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 27 June 2014.

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