Ravanna, Kansas

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Ravanna, Kansas
Ghost town
KDOT map of Finney County (legend)
KDOT map of Finney County (legend)
Ravanna is located in Kansas
Ravanna
Ravanna
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°09′35″N 100°22′57″W / 38.15972°N 100.38250°W / 38.15972; -100.38250Coordinates: 38°09′35″N 100°22′57″W / 38.15972°N 100.38250°W / 38.15972; -100.38250[1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Finney
Founded 1882
Elevation[1] 2,559 ft (780 m)
Population
 • Total 0
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-58530 [1]
GNIS ID 484567 [1]

Ravanna is a ghost town in Finney County, Kansas, United States. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) east-northeast of Garden City.

History[edit]

Ravanna was founded in 1882.[2]

In 1887, it was one of two towns that vied to become the county seat of the now defunct Garfield County, which merged into Finney County in 1893.[3]

The post office in Ravanna closed permanently in 1922.[4]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ravanna has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Ravanna, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ "Finney County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Ravanna Kansas, former county seat of Garfield County, now a Finney County ghost town". Retrieved 2016-06-20.
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Ravanna, Kansas

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