Stickney, Kansas

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Stickney, Kansas
Stickney, Kansas is located in Kansas
Stickney, Kansas
Stickney, Kansas
Stickney, Kansas is located in the United States
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
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyBarton
TownshipWheatland
Elevation
1,955 ft (596 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67544
Area code(s)620
GNIS feature ID484733[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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stickney, Kansas
  2. ^ a b "General Highway Map - Barton County, Kansas" (PDF). Kansas Department of Transportation. 1980. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
  3. ^ "Stickney, KS [Street View]". Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved August 2, 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d "General Highway Map - Barton County, Kansas". Kansas Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2015-07-22.
  6. ^ "2003-2004 Official Transportation Map" (PDF). Kansas Department of Transportation. 2003. Retrieved 2015-07-22.