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Neosho Falls, Kansas Powerhouse by Kathy Alexander.

Neosho Falls, Kansas Powerhouse by Kathy Alexander.

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Place Name County Place Type Post Office Dates More Information
Nance Phillips Lost Town
Nancy Pottawatomie Lost Town 1870-1874
Naomi Mitchell Lost Town
Narka Republic Current Town Named for the daughter of a Chicago and Rock Island Railroad official.
Naron/Byers Pratt First called Naron then changed to Byers.
Narrows Osage Lost Place A station on the Santa Fe Trail.
Nashville Coffey Lost Town 1858-1866 Located in Star Township, it was founded in 1858.
Nashville Kingman Current Town
Natha Barton Lost Town 1881-1887 The post office moved from Leoville.
Natoma Osborne Current Town
Natroma Pratt Lost Town Also called Olympia. Was on the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad. Discontinued 1888.
Navarre Dickinson Extinct Town 1884-1971 Located in Logan Township, 12 miles southeast of Abilene. It still has several homes, a grain elevator, a community center, and a small population.
Naylor Cherokee Named for a pioneer.
Nearman/Nearmon’s Station, Wyandotte Lost Town 1867-1875
Neely Leavenworth Lost Town 1888-1923 Located in the southwestern part of the cunty, it was on the Missouri Pacific Railroad five miles northwest of Tonganoxie.
Neighborville Norton Lost Town
Neilsburg Republic Lost Town
Nekoma Rush Ghost Town 1890-2009 The post office closed on September 12, 2009.
Nellans Butler Lost Town 1882-1892 In Fairmont Township.
Nelson Cloud Lost Town
Nelson Crawford Lost Town 1895-1905
Nemaha Agency Doniphan Lost Place 1856-1847 The post office moved from Highland.
Nemaha County Nemaha Current County NA One of the original 36 counties established in 1855. First called Dorn County. Seneca is the county seat.
Neodesha Wilson Current Town Founded in 1867. On the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad.
Neola Labette Lost Town Incorporated 1867; moved to Labette.
Neoma Lost Town Town company was incorporated in 1857.
Neosho Allen Lost Town 1871 The post office was only open for about three months.
Neosho Neosho Lost Town Located just inside the Neosho County line south of Petrolia in Allen County.
Neosho City Coffey Lost Town 1857-1861 Junction of Big Creek and Neosho River, west of Leroy.
Neosho County Neosho Current County NA One of the original 36 counties created in 1855. The county seat is Erie.
Neosho Falls Woodson Ghost Town Neosho Falls is in the northeast corner of the county and was once the county seat. On the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway.
Neosho Rapids Lyon Current Town Was on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway.
Neptawah Sumner Name Change Name changed to Oxford 1871.
Nescatunga Comanche Lost Town Vacated 1897.
Ness City Ness Current Town County seat.
Ness County Ness Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Ness City is the county seat.
Netawaka Jackson Current Town Was on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Netherland, Netherlands Reno Lost Town
Nettleton Edwards Lost Town
Neuchatel Nemaha Extinct Town 1864-1901 Settlers in the immediate vicinity were French and Swiss. An old school and the village hall still stand.
Neutral/Brush Creek Cherokee Lost Town 1871-1907 Located on the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, seven miles south of Columbus.
Neutral City Cherokee Lost Town 1867-1882
Neva Republic Lost Town
Neva Station Chase Lost Place None On a branch of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad about three and a half miles west of Strong City.
Nevada Douglas Lost Town
Nevada Ness Lost Town Established 1879; abandoned 1882.
Nevada Leavenworth Lost Town 1855-1857
Nevada City Ferry Leavenworth Lost Place Established in 1858 on the Kansas River in Nevada. J. McGhee, operator. It was about 1.8 miles south of Linwood.
Neville Sherman A country post office located in Grant township, 20 miles northwest of Goodland.
New Albany Wilson Current Town -2017 The post office closed on August 12, 2017.
New Albia Graham Lost Town
New Almelo Norton Extinct Town -1996 The post office closed on February 17, 1996.
New Arcadia Osborne Lost Town
New Basel/New Basill Dickinson Lost Town 1879-1897 The name changed from New Basill to New Basel on May 29, 1882.
New Boston Douglas Name Change Now Lawrence.
New Brighton Jackson Name Change Now Circleville.
New Buffalo Gray Lost Town
New Cambria Saline Current Town
New Canton Cowley Lost Town
New Chicago Mitchell Name Change Name changed to Springfield.
New Chicago Neosho Name Change Now Chanute.
New Chillicothe Dickinson Lost Town 1873-1901 It was located in the northeastern corner of the county, 15 miles from Abilene, and 10 miles north of Chapman. Its population in 1910 was 20.
New Cincinnati Rice Lost Town
New Dayton Marshall Lost Town 1858-1860 New Dayton was located northeast of Barrett but it was really never much of a town.
New Elam, New Elm Norton Lost Town
New Eureka Jackson Lost Town
New Excelsior Butler Lost Town 1875-1880
New Falls Washington Lost Town
New Gottland McPherson Lost Town
New Haven Reno Lost Town 1887 The post office was only open for nine months.
New Lexington Wabaunsee Lost Town Vacated 1905.
New Liberty Republic Lost Town
New London Reno Lost Town 1873-1881
New Memphis Cherokee Lost Town 1874-1876 The post office moved to Star Valley.
New Miami Lost Town
New Milwaukee Butler Lost Town Founded in 1870; abandoned in 1880.
New Murdock Kingman Name Change Now Murdock.
New Pittsburg Crawford Name Change Now Pittsburg.
New St. Louis Miami Lost Town
New Strawn Coffey Current Town
New Scandinavia Republic Name Change Now Scandia.
New Tabor Republic Lost Town 1871 Located in March 1871; abandoned in 1882; a Bohemian settlement named for Tabor, a city of Bohemia.
New Windsor/Cheneyville Cherokee Name Change 1883-1887 The name changed from Cheneyville to New Windsor in 1885.
Newark Wilson Lost Town
Newbern Dickinson Lost Town 1872-1887
Newberry, Newburg Wabaunsee Name Change Now Newbury.
Newby Ness Name Change Established 1879; name changed to Buda.
Newcastle Doniphan or  Brown Lost Town Coal mining town was incorporated in 1857 by Richard Rose and A.M. Mitchell.
Newcastle Cherokee Lost Town 1883-1885 The post office moved to Stippville.
Newkirk/Colcord Ford Lost Town 1887-1888 The town name changed from Colcord to Newkirk in 1887. The post office moved to Kingsdown in 1888.
Newman Jefferson Lost Town 1868-1969 Newman was a station on the Kansas Pacific Railroad in Kentucky Township.It was also on the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad. Named for H. L. Newman, town promoter
Newport Dickinson Lost Town Newport was the first county seat of Dickinson County. The post office moved to Abilene in 1862.
Newport Neosho Lost Town
Newport Ferry Dickinson Lost Place Established in 1859 on the Kansas River, Newport Town Company, proprietor.
Newton Harvey Current Town County seat. It was on the Chisholm Trail. In July 1871 the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad extended its line to Newton, which then succeeded Abilene as a cowtown.
Newark Wilson Lost Place 1870-1871
1882-1884
Nicaragua Woodson Lost Town Incorporated 1857.
Nichols Jefferson Lost Town Was on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad.
Nickel Kiowa Lost Town Located 16 miles southwest of Greenburg.
Nickerson Reno Current Town Was on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad.
Nicodemus Graham Historic Site 1877-1953 Established in 1877 by Exodusters, the best-known and most successful of the Black settlements. Town named for an escaped slave. W.R. Hill, town promoter.
Nimrod Lincoln Lost Town
Ninnescah Cowley Lost Town
Ninnescah Kingman Lost Town Vacated 1901.
Ninnescah Sumner Lost Town None  Established in about 1870, it was four miles north of Oxford on the east side of the Arkansas River.
Ninnesk Butler Lost Town
Niotaze Chautauqu Current Town
Nirwana Meade Lost Town Vacated 1891.
Nixon Pawnee Lost Town 1878-1889
Noble Rice Lost Town Chartered 1879.
Nohart Brown Lost Town 1859-1860 The post office moved to Nebraska.
Noland or Nolan Ford Lost Town 1887-1893 Started around 1882 as a country store and later gained a post office.
Noll Atchison Lost Town 1899-1900 A small village situated on the Missouri River about five miles below Atchison.
Nonchalanta Ness Lost Town Vacated 1905.
Nonpariel Reno Lost Town 1876-1879
1880-1881
The post office moved from Idaville. Also spelled Nonpareil.
Norcatur Decatur Current Town
Norfolk Ellis Lost Town 1889-1909
Norman Phillips Lost Town
Normanville/Ridge Farm/
Wolf River
Doniphan Lost Town 1862-1887 Established in 1861. The post office was established on March 21, 1862, with William Normile as postmaster. The name changed in 1864 to Ridge Farm, then re-named Wolf River in 1865.
North Altoona Wilson Lost Town 1911-1918 Location of the Portland Cement plant that employed 150 to 200 men. It operated from 1909 to 1918.
North Cedar Jefferson Lost Town 1890-1937 North Cedar was a small hamlet on the Missouri Pacific Railroad in Delaware Township.
North Cottonwood Falls Chase Lost Town None The plat was filed by the town company in January 1861. In 1862, it was a candidate for the county seat. It was located near Elmdale.
North Elk Republic Lost Town
North Newton Harvey Current Town
North Topeka/Eugene Shawnee Extinct Town 1866-1879  The name changed from Eugene to North Topeka on December 12, 1870.
North Wichita Sedgwick Extinct Town 1888-1901 Located on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad five miles north of Wichita.
Northbranch Jewell
Northcott Anderson Lost Town 1887-1906 The post office moved from Como.
Northfield Sumner Lost Town 1884 The post office was only open for about eight months. It moved to Conway Springs when it closed.
Northward Greenwood Lost Town 1871-1875
Norton Norton Current Town County seat. Platted in 1872 near the site of a famous stagecoach stop, Station 15. By 1885 Norton was a well-established city.
Norton County Norton Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. First called Billings County. Norton is the county seat.
Nortonville Jefferson Current Town Was on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad.
Norwalk Kingman Lost Town
Norway Republic Extinct Town -2008 The post office closed on August 16, 2008.
Norwich Kingman Current Town 1878-2011 Town was named Norwich because of its English settlers. Was on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, and the Missouri Pacific Railroad. The post office closed on July 9, 2011.
Norwood Franklin Lost Town 1868-1872
1874-1914
Nottingham Marshall Name Change 1857-1869 Located in 1857; changed to Frankfort in 1869.
Novelty Montgomery Lost Town 1876 The post office was open for less than two months.
Nuato Leavenworth Lost Town 1855 The post office was only open for 10 months.
Numa Butler Lost Town 1886-1904 It was located 18 miles south of Eldorado and five miles east of Gordon, the nearest shipping point.
Nyack Crawford Lost Town Now Midway.
Nyra Rooks Lost Town

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