Potter, Kansas

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Potter, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Potter, Kansas is located in Kansas
Potter, Kansas
Potter, Kansas
Potter, Kansas is located in the US
Potter, Kansas
Potter, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°25′33″N 95°08′31″W / 39.42583°N 95.14194°W / 39.42583; -95.14194Coordinates: 39°25′33″N 95°08′31″W / 39.42583°N 95.14194°W / 39.42583; -95.14194
Country United States
State Kansas
County Atchison
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 913
GNIS feature ID 478256[1]

Potter is an unincorporated community in Atchison County, Kansas, United States. Potter is located on K-74 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Atchison.

History[edit]

Potter had its start in the year 1886 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[2][3] It was named for Joseph Potter, a pioneer settler.[4]

Potter had a post office with ZIP code 66077, which opened on May 14, 1865, and closed on May 16, 2009.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Potter". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 493. 
  3. ^ Ingalls, Sheffield (1916). History of Atchison County, Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 123. 
  4. ^ Ingalls, Sheffield (1916). History of Atchison County, Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 124. 
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 10, 2011.