Sparks, Kansas

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Sparks, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Sparks, Kansas is located in Kansas
Sparks, Kansas
Sparks, Kansas
Sparks, Kansas is located in the US
Sparks, Kansas
Sparks, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°51′27″N 95°11′25″W / 39.85750°N 95.19028°W / 39.85750; -95.19028Coordinates: 39°51′27″N 95°11′25″W / 39.85750°N 95.19028°W / 39.85750; -95.19028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Doniphan
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 785
GNIS feature ID 473031[1]

Sparks is an unincorporated community in Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. Sparks is located along K-7 4.2 miles (6.8 km) east of Highland.

History[edit]

A post office was opened in Sparks in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1971. The post office there was officially called Highland Station until October, 1908.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sparks". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.