Dunkirk, Kansas

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Dunkirk is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, Kansas, United States.[1]

History[change | change source]

A post office was opened in Dunkirk in 1915, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1919.[2] Dunkirk was originally a mining community with coal mines operated by the Wier Coal Company.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dunkirk, Kansas
  2. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  3. University of Kansas (1918). Bulletin. p. 163.

Coordinates: 37°29′04″N 94°44′31″W / 37.48444°N 94.74194°W / 37.48444; -94.74194