Rice, Kansas

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Rice, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Rice is located in Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Rice is located in the US
Rice (the US)
Coordinates: 39°34′20″N 97°33′20″W / 39.57222°N 97.55556°W / 39.57222; -97.55556Coordinates: 39°34′20″N 97°33′20″W / 39.57222°N 97.55556°W / 39.57222; -97.55556
Country United States
State Kansas
County Cloud
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
General store and Post Office in Rice.

Rice is an unincorporated rural community in Cloud County, Kansas, United States.[1]


In the 19th century, Rice was a station on the Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad, and the town's proximity to the larger trading center of Concordia inhibited its growth.[2]

A post office was opened in Rice in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1980.[3]

Notable people[edit]

  • Ross Doyen, farmer, rancher, and Kansas state legislator, was born near Rice.[4]