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Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961

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Post Office: Sun
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Post Office County Established Discontinued Notes
Sun City  Barber  1909-05-27  Open in 1961  Name change from Sun.  
Sunflower  Johnson  1943-12-02  1958-07-31   
Sunnyside  Wichita  1906-11-07  1916-07-31   
Sun  Barber  1894-06-06  1909-05-27  Name change to Sun City.  
Sunbeam  Wabaunsee  1904-06-03  1909-04-15   
Sunnydale  Sedgwick   1894-09-14  1901-07-31  Name change from Sunny Dale.  
Sunflower  Mitchell  1898-04-27  1901-07-31   
Sunny Dale  Sedgwick   1877-02-15  1894-09-14  Name change to Sunnydale.  
Sun City  Barber  1873-08-19  1894-05-15   
Sunnyside  Dickinson  1890-10-07  1894-04-14   
Sunnyside  Dickinson  1884-07-17  1890-08-30   
Sunset  Sumner  1880-07-27  1888-01-20   
Sunshine  Ford  1885-12-23  1886-06-19   
Sunday  Cloud  1885-02-16  1885-08-27  Name change to Hollis.  
Sunny Slope  Sumner  1877-02-01  1884-10-13   
Sunnyside  Butler  1876-09-20  1880-09-08  Moved from Brownlow.  
Sunny Side  Montgomery  1872-06-10  1874-03-03   
Sunset  Republic  1872-01-17  1873-06-02   

The Kansas Post Offices Database contains information taken from Robert W. Baughman's Kansas Post Offices, May 29, 1828-August 3, 1961, published by the Kansas Postal History Society, an affiliate of the Kansas Historical Society. It includes every known Kansas post office with its dates of operation. These dates can indicate approximately when the town was established and in some cases, when it disappeared.

The name and boundaries of some Kansas counties were still changing up to 1893. If the county where the post office was located changed, or if the town changed its name, this is noted in the "notes" field and you will need to search on the earlier or later names for additional information. If a post office was originally in Kansas Territory but became part of the new Colorado Territory on Feb. 28, 1861, the information given here ends with that date.

The information in the database is current through 3 August 1961. Post office openings, closings, and name changes since that date are currently being researched for addition to the database.

KSHS volunteers Bill and Diana Sowers, Joan Stevenson, and Louis Reed transcribed the information for this database. Melvin Bruntzel researched post-1961 changes.

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