Lone Star, Kansas

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Lone Star, Kansas
Lone Star Church of the Brethren
Lone Star Church of the Brethren
KDOT map of Douglas County (legend)
Lone Star is located in Kansas
Lone Star
Lone Star
Lone Star is located in the United States
Lone Star
Lone Star
Coordinates: 38°52′0″N 95°21′19″W / 38.86667°N 95.35528°W / 38.86667; -95.35528Coordinates: 38°52′0″N 95°21′19″W / 38.86667°N 95.35528°W / 38.86667; -95.35528[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyDouglas
Elevation879 ft (268 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code785
FIPS code20-42475 [1]
GNIS ID479512 [1]

Lone Star is an unincorporated area in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Kansas.[1] It is 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Lawrence.

History[change | change source]

The first people came in 1854. These people were mostly people who wanted slavery in Kansas. By 1860, many of these people left when Kansas was going to be an anti-slavery state.

Lone Star Lake is close to Lone Star. The Civilian Conservation Corps built it in the 1930s.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Lone Star, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. "Lone Star Lake Park". DouglasCountyKS.org. Retrieved January 24, 2018.

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