Wellsford, Kansas

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Wellsford, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Church in Wellsford (2006)
Church in Wellsford (2006)
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°37′00″N 99°01′43″W / 37.61667°N 99.02861°W / 37.61667; -99.02861Coordinates: 37°37′00″N 99°01′43″W / 37.61667°N 99.02861°W / 37.61667; -99.02861
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kiowa
Elevation 2,116 ft (645 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 620
GNIS feature ID 474264[1]

Wellsford is an unincorporated community in Kiowa County, Kansas, United States.

History[edit]

Wellsford had a post office from the 1880s until 1955.[2]

Previously, Wellsford was an incorporated city, but it disincorporated in 1975. Wellsford was the most recent Kansas town to be disincorporated until Treece was in 2012.

Today, the townsite contains a church, a flea market, a small handful of houses, and many ruins.

Geography[edit]

Wellsford is located at 37°37′00″N 99°01′43″W / 37.616685°N 99.028714°W / 37.616685; -99.028714 (37.616685, -99.028714).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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