Ransomville, Kansas

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Ransomville is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Kansas, in the United States.

History[edit]

Ransomville was named for J. H. Ransom, who founded the first store around which the town was built up.[1]

A post office was opened in Ransomville in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1915.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 549. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 

Coordinates: 38°30′23″N 95°25′33″W / 38.50639°N 95.42583°W / 38.50639; -95.42583