Thurman, Kansas

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Thurman, Kansas
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Thurman
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°6′3″N96°31′1″W / 38.10083°N 96.51694°W / 38.10083; -96.51694 Coordinates: 38°6′3″N96°31′1″W / 38.10083°N 96.51694°W / 38.10083; -96.51694 [1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Chase
Elevation
[1]
1,394 ft (425 m)
Population
  Total0
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 620
GNIS ID 482064 [1]
W i k i p e d i a
Thurman's location according to a 1914 atlas Kansas Map 1914 Chase Dickinson Marion Morris.jpg
Thurman's location according to a 1914 atlas

Thurman is a ghost town in Chase County, Kansas, United States. [1]

Contents

History

Founded in 1874, it experienced a period of decline that concluded in its abandonment in 1944. In 1900, the community was composed of over fifty households, and it included a post office, stores, schools, and a church. [2]

A post office existed in Thurman from August 24, 1874 to January 31, 1909. [3]

Geography

The elevation of the Thurman site is 1,394 feet (425 m), and it is located at 38°6′3″N96°31′1″W / 38.10083°N 96.51694°W / 38.10083; -96.51694 (38.1008519, -96.5169547), [1] in the southeastern part of the county. [4] Today, the site is located in southern Matfield Township. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Thurman, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); July 1, 1984.
  2. Ghost Settlement on the Prairie: A Biography of Thurman, Kansas, University Press of Kansas, 2007. Accessed 2009-06-30.
  3. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  4. Page 14 from Atlas of the World, 1914. Accessed 2009-06-30.
  5. DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, 50. ISBN   0-89933-342-7.

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