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Place Name County Place Type Post Office Dates More Information
Hackberry Mills Gove Name Change Now Hackberry.
Hadley Crawford Lost Town 1881-1894
Halcyon Wichita Lost Town Vacated 1893.
Hail Ridge Linn Lost Town 1879-1888 Located about nine miles southwest of Mound City.
Hale Chautauqua Lost Town
Halfmound Jefferson Lost Town 1898-1914 Halfmound was located in the northern part of Delaware Township on the Delaware River.
Hallet Shawnee Name Change The name changed to Silver Lake in 1855.
Halton Ellis Lost Town
Hamer Creek Greenwood Lost Town
Hamilton Crawford Lost Town 1868-1871
Hamilton Riley Lost Town Incorporated 1857.
Hamilton County Hamilton Current County Established in 1873 from unorganized area. The county seat is Syracuse.
Hampden Coffey Lost Town Located in 1855; abandoned in 1866.
Hampton Rush Lost Town
Handin City Brown Lost Town
Handy Osborne Lost Town
Hanover Osage Lost Town
Hanson Pottawatomie Lost Town
Haphazard Dickinson Lost Town
Happy Hollow Graham Lost Town
Harbine – See Byron. Republic Lost Town
Hardilee Smith Lost Town
Hardtville, Hickory Point Jefferson Lost Town
Harkness Leavenworth Lost Town 1890-1894
Harmonia Linn Lost Town Near the Missouri line.
Harold Ness Lost Town Vacated 1905.
Harper County Harper Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. County seat is Anthony.
Harris Ferry Jefferson Lost Place This ferry was established in 1860 on the Kansas River. John Harris, proprietor. The ferry was about five miles above Lawrence.
Harrisburg Ottawa Lost Town
Harrisburgh Lyon Lost Town 1870-1871
Harrison Jewell Lost Town
Harrison Pottawatomie Lost Town
Harrisonville Montgomery Lost Town
Harsbarger Lincoln Lost Town
Hart’s Mill Chautauqua Lost Town
Harvey Anderson Lost Town
Harvey Riley Lost Town
Harvey County Harvey Current County NA Formed from McPherson, Sedgwick, and Marion Counties in 1872. Newton is the county seat.
Haskell County Haskell Current County NA Formed from Finney and Ford Counties in 1887. Sublette is the county seat.
Hastings Graham Lost Town Vacated 1895.
Hatfield Finney Lost Town Vacated 1897.
Havana Osage Lost Town Four miles west of Burlingame.
Hawkeye Decatur Lost Town Vacated 1895.
Hawkswing Linn Lost Town 1859-1863
Hawthorne Atchison Lost Town 1891-1900
Hayes, Brough Nemaha Lost Town 1877-1880 This town was first called Hayes. Changed to Brough in 1877.
Haynesville Pratt Lost Town
Haysville Johnson Lost Town 1858-1860
Hazlewood Ford Lost Town 1878-1879
Hazletville Woodson Lost Town
Heasleyville Marshall Lost Town
Hebron Clay Lost Town
Hebron Saline Lost Town
Hector Johnson Lost Town 1875-1884 The first settler in the area was  John Dyche, in 1857. He soon established a productive livestock farm.
Hedgewood Norton Lost Town
Heights Finney Lost Town Vacated 1893.
Helen Sedgwick Lost Town
Helena Atchison Lost Town
Helmick Morris Lost Town 1887-1907 A station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad about seven miles west of Council Grove.
Hendricks Allen Lost Town
Hendricks Finney Lost Town Vacated 1893.
Henry Dickinson Lost Town
Henryville Pottawatomie Lost Town P.O. 1859.
Henshaw Creek Logan Lost Town
Herald Sedgwick Lost Town 1879 Established 1879; discontinued 1882.
Herman Lincoln Lost Town
Hersey’s Station Dickinson Lost Town Near Abilene, on Mud Creek.
Hesperia Greenwood Lost Town Voting place, 1858. This village seems to have been on the Verdigris River northwest of Madison, possibly in the area of Blakley Cemetary.
Hessville Sumner Lost Town
Hibbard Johnson Name Change 1855 Name changed to Lanesfield 1856; changed to Martinsburg 1870; and to Edgerton 1871.
Hickman Cherokee Lost Town 1872 The post office was only open for three months.
Hickman Greenwood Lost Town 1883-1895
Hickory Butler Lost Town
Hickory Creek Franklin Lost Town
Hickory Grove Franklin Lost Town
Hickory Point, Stony Point Douglas Lost Town Stony Point was a small community on the Santa Fe Trail. It was never large enough to have had a post office. It was about ten miles south of Lawrence.
Hickory Point Jefferson Lost Town None In June 1854, Charles Hardt located at Hickory Point in Jefferson Township and started a trading ranch.
Hicks Station Russell Lost Town
Hico McPherson Lost Town
High Bridge Atchison Lost Town 1888-1900
High Prairie Leavenworth Lost Town 1875-1882 The post office moved to Boling.
Hill Grove Gove Lost Town
Hill Spring Morris Lost Town 1868-1878 The post office moved to Mildred in 1878.
Hillsborough Linn Lost Town
Hillsdale or Hillside Farm Harvey Lost Town
Hilltop Greenwood Lost Town 1884-1951 A station on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad.
Hink Crawford Lost Town 1889-1894
Hobart Rooks Lost Town
Hodgeman County Hodgeman Current County NA Created from unorganized territory 1867. It was initially called Hageman County. The county seat is Jetmore.
Hog Back Station Ellis Name Change None Named for a ridge of land with a sharp summit and sloping sides located halfway between Hays and Ellis. There was a railroad station located in Hog Back at one time. Now Yocemento.
Hoge Leavenworth Lost Town 1867-1871
1872-1901
Located in Stranger Township, Hoge was a station on the Kansas Pacific Railroad.
Hohneck, Honek Saline Lost Town Near Bavaria.
Holden Butler Lost Town
Holliday/Waseka Johnson Lost Town 1882-1971 Part of Shawnee today.
Hollidaysburg Hamilton Name Change Now Syracuse.
Hollyrood, Hollywood Ellsworth Name Change The name changed from Hollywood to Holyrood.
Holmwood, Branchport. Jewell Lost Town
Holt Station Clay Lost Town
Holy Cross Pottawatomie Lost Town
Holyoke Ellsworth Lost Town 1876-1882
Home, White’s Quarry Washington Lost Town
Homer Russell Lost Town
Homer Creek Greenwood Lost Town 1869-1872
Honek, Hohneck. Saline Lost Town Near Bavaria.
Hooker Decatur Lost Town Formerly St. John.
Hooper’s Ford Doniphan Lost Town Established in 1855 on Wolf River south of Highland. Parker (or Peter?) A. Hooper, proprietor. A deserted Sac & Fox village was used by pioneer settlers for voting & community uses. Bartlett’s grist mill was established at nearby Wolf River Falls but washed out after about five years.
Hopefield Crawford Lost Town 1870-1876 The post office moved to New Pittsburgh.
Hopewell Pratt Lost Town
Hopper Washington Lost Town
Horner Grant Lost Town Vacated 1893.
Horton Lyon Lost Town
Hortonville Sheridan Lost Town
Hoskins Rooks Lost Town
Houck Saline Lost Town
Houston Graham Lost Town
Houston Riley Lost Town
Howe Crawford Lost Town NA A small mining community located about 16 miles northeast of Pittsburg.
Howe Rush Lost Town
Howell/Morris Ford Lost Town 1895-1897
1909-1916
Originally known as Morrison Station, the town was yet another railroad stop.
Hukle Sedgwick Lost Town
Humbolt Geary Lost Town Located in 1857, near the site of Millard or Junction City.
Hund’s Station Leavenworth Lost Town 1873-1901
Hunts Chase Lost Town
Huntsville Reno Lost Town
Huron Jewell Name Change Name changed to Omio 1879.
Hurst Crossing Sumner Lost Town
Hurt Greeley Lost Town
Huson Atchison Lost Town
Hutton Rush Lost Town
Hyacinth/Bantam Ellis Lost Town 1906-1914 A Volga German community, it was located about ten miles northwest of Hays. The name was changed from Bantam to Hyacinth in 1910. The St. John Baptist church was built in 1906, serving the community until 1967. Only the cemetery remains today.
Hyatt Anderson Lost Town Established by Thaddeus Hyatt, in 1857; abandoned 1860.

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