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Place Name County Place Type Post Office Dates More Information
Iago, Igo Rooks Lost Town
Iatan Ferry Lost Place NA  This ferry operated 1855-61 on Missouri River. Formerly Daugherty’s Landing, Nimrod Farley, proprietor.
Iantha or Ianthe Anderson Lost Town Laid out in 1856; was the first town laid out in the county, The name was changed to Kansas City, and the townsite was abandoned in 1858.
Ibaton Jewell Lost Town
Ida Harper Lost Town Near Albion.
Ida Republic Lost Town Located in 1872; abandoned in 1882; named for Miss Ida Williams, daughter of a pioneer settler.
Idell Crawford Lost Town 1870-1901 Idell was situated on Hickory Creek, 12 miles southwest of Girard.
Independence Crossing Marshall Lost Place This was the crossing of the Big Blue River. It also had a trading post six miles south of Marysville, in 1848.
Independence Spring Atchison Lost Town P.O. 1855.
Indian City Linn Lost Town Two miles west of Prescott.
Indian Creek Elk Lost Town Discontinued 1882.
Indian Creek Linn Lost Town 1862-1868
Indian Creek Campground Johnson Lost Place This emigrant staging area extended several miles from the Missouri State line in a southwest direction and included Indian Creek and its several branches. West of Little Santa Fe the trail from Independence paralleledTomahawk Creek, a southern branch of Indian Creek, to the divide east of Lone Elm Campground.
Indiana City Osage Name Change Now Scranton.
Indianapolis Miami Lost Town P.O. 1859.
Indianola Butler Lost Town
Indianola Shawnee Lost Town Incorporated 1855, vacated 1889.
Industry Dickinson Lost Town
Inez Sherman Lost Town
Ingalls Lincoln Lost Town
Ingleton/Arnold Crawford Lost Town 1871-1872 The name was changed from Arnold to Ingleton on February 26, 1872.
Ingo Barber Lost Town
Inland Greenwood Lost Town 1862-1863
Inman Pratt Lost Town Established 1879.
Inver Atchison Lost Town
Invermay Atchison Lost Town 1882-1897
Inyo Harper Lost Town
Iola Doniphan Lost Town
Iowa Ness Lost Town
Iowa City, Iowa Creek Crawford Lost Town 1867
1870-1877
Iowa City was situated two miles southeast of Pittsburg.
Irish Creek Marshall Lost Place Located on the south fork of the Black Vermillion River, this was located on the crossing of the Parallel Road In 1859. It was probably the Gilliam Company campsite on June 4, 1844.
Island City Geary Lost Town 1855
Italia, Florence Lyon Name Change Now Neosho Rapids.
Ivanhoe Haskell Lost Town Vacated 1903.
Ivanpah Greenwood Lost Town 1879-1904
Ives Montgomery Lost Town
Ivy/Bunker Hill Lyon Lost Town 1870
1871-1896
The post office in Bunker Hill was only open for four months in 1870. It was reopened in 1871 and renamed Ivy.
Iwacura Clay Lost Town
Jackson Linn Lost Town 1858-1859
1862-1872
Jackson was the first post office established in Liberty Township on June 30, 1858.
Jackson County Jackson Current County NA One of the original 36 counties, it was created in 1855. It was originally called Calhoun County. Holton is the county seat.
Jackson’s Mills Wilson Lost Town
Jacksonville Multiple Lost Town On corner of four counties — Cherokee, Crawford, Labette, and Neosho.
Jacksonville Jefferson Lost Town 1883-1887
Jacksonville Smith Lost Town
Jaggard Leavenworth Lost Town 1889-1905 On the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad two miles northwest of Bonner Springs
Jamaica Greenwood Lost Town
James Crossing Jackson Lost Town James’ Crossing was established in 1862 on Soldier Creek, John James, Proprietor & postmaster. Post village in 1864. On post road from Atchison to Louisville in 1864.
Jamesburg Sedgwick Lost Town
Jamestown Ferry Doniphan Lost Place Established 1841 at Jamestown Landing on the Missouri River about 7.5 miles above St. Joseph, Missouri near the mouth of Dillon Creek.
Janesville Greenwood Lost Town 1860-1880
Jarbalo Leavenworth Extinct Town 1872-1958 There are still several homes in the community as well as an active church.
Jarvis View, Jarvis Creek Rice Lost Town East of Lyons on Santa Fe Trail.
Jasper Linn Lost Town 1898-1901
Jay Leavenworth Lost Town 1898-1902 Located about six miles southwest of Easton.
Jay Eu Republic Lost Town
Jay Hawk Chautauqua Name Change The name changed to Matanzas.
Jeddo Allen Lost Town
Jefferson Republic Lost Town
Jefferson City Jefferson Lost Town 1864-1865
Jefferson County Jefferson Current County  One of the original 36 counties, it was created in 1855. Oskaloosa is the county seat.
Jeffersonville Cowley Lost Town 1870-1872 The post office moved to Lazette.
Jerome Anderson Name Change The name changed to Central City.
Jerome Atchison Lost Town
Jerusalem Johnson Lost Town 1895-1900 Located two miles northeast of Gardner.
Jewell Center Jewell Name Change Now Mankato.
Jewell County Jewell Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Mankato is the county seat.
Jimtown Phillips Lost Town Seven miles north of Phillipsburg.
Johnson Crawford Name Change Now Drywood.
Johnson County Johnson Current County NA One of the original 36 counties, it was created in 1855. Olathe is the county seat.
Johnson/Veteran Stanton Name Change 1887-Present
1886-1887
Town was initially called Veteran. Changed to Johnson in 1887
Johnsonville Jewell Lost Town
Jonestown Allen Lost Town Nine miles east of Iola.
Jordon Springs Reno Lost Town Thirty miles southwest of Hutchinson.
Journeycake, Johnny Cake Leavenworth Name Change Also Johnny Cake. Indian village, stage station, and post office. Was later called Stranger and now Linwood.
Joy Lyon Lost Town
Joy Creek Washington Lost Town
Judson Smith Lost Town
Julian Montgomery Lost Town A paper town.
Junction Leavenworth Lost Town On the Missouri River.
Juniata, Dyers’ Town Pottawatomi Lost Town P.O. 1855; on the east side of the Blue River. Changed to Tauromee, on the west side of the Big Blue River, 1856; abolished in 1858.
Jurett Wilson  Lost Town

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