Roper, Kansas

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Roper is an unincorporated community in Wilson County, Kansas, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Roper was founded in 1886.[2] It was named Roper in honor of a railroad official.[3]

The post office in Roper was discontinued in 1933.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilson County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
  2. ^ Duncan, L. Wallace (1902). History of Neosho and Wilson Counties, Kansas. Monitor Printing Company. p. 914.
  3. ^ Duncan, L. Wallace (1902). History of Neosho and Wilson Counties, Kansas. Monitor Printing Company. p. 882.
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2014.

Coordinates: 37°39′40″N 95°43′58″W / 37.66111°N 95.73278°W / 37.66111; -95.73278