Stickney, Kansas

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Stickney, Kansas
Unincorporated area
Stickney, Kansas is located in Kansas
Stickney, Kansas
Stickney, Kansas
Stickney, Kansas is located in the US
Stickney, Kansas
Stickney, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°38′17″N 98°49′46″W / 38.63806°N 98.82944°W / 38.63806; -98.82944Coordinates: 38°38′17″N 98°49′46″W / 38.63806°N 98.82944°W / 38.63806; -98.82944
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
Township Wheatland
Elevation 1,955 ft (596 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67544
Area code(s) 620
GNIS feature ID 484733[1]

Stickney is an unincorporated area in Wheatland Township, Barton County, Kansas, United States.[1][2] It is the site of a grain elevator, but there is no community or settlement at Stickney.[3]

History[edit]

A post office opened at Stickney in 1898 and remained in operation until 1913.[4]

Geography[edit]

Stickney is located at 38°38′17″N 98°49′46″W / 38.63806°N 98.82944°W / 38.63806; -98.82944 (38.6380672, -98.8295292) at an elevation of 1,955 feet (596 m).[1] It is 1 mile (1.6 km) east of U.S. Route 281 and 19 miles (31 km) north of Great Bend, the county seat.[5]

Stickney lies roughly 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Sellens Creek, a tributary of the Smoky Hill River, in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains.[5][6]

Transportation[edit]

Stickney lies at the intersection of NW 190 Road, a paved east–west county road, and NW 30 Avenue, an unpaved north–south county road.[5]

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway formerly operated a freight rail line that ran east–west through Stickney, but the line has since been removed.[2][5]

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