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Place Name County Place Type Post Office Dates More Information
Pacific City Douglas Lost Town
Pacific City Nemaha Lost Town NA Pacific City was established in 1856.
Pageton Trego Lost Town
Paint Creek Bourbon Lost Town
Painted Post Barber Lost Town
Painterhood Elk Lost Town
Palacky Ellsworth Lost Town 1877-1905
Palatine Ellis Lost Town 1880-1897
Palermo Doniphan Lost Town Incorporated 1857
Palermo Ferry Doniphan Lost Place Established on the Missouri River in 1855 about 2.5 miles southwest of Wathena.
Palestine Sumner Lost Town
Palmetto Marshall Lost Town Adjacent to Marysville, incorporated 1857.
Palmyra Douglas Name Change Now Baldwin.
Palo Alto Neosho Lost Town
Pansy Gray Name Change Name changed to Loyal.
Papin’s Ferry Shawnee Lost Place Established in 1842 on the Kansas River at Topeka, Kansas. Joseph Papin, Proprietor.
Papin’s Toll Bridge Shawnee Lost Place Established in about 1847 over Shunganunga Creek. Joseph Papin, Proprietor.
Parallel Riley Lost Town
Paris Linn Lost Town 1870 Paris got its as a rallying point for pro-slavery men during the Kansas-Missouri Border War.
Park City Sedgwick Lost Town
Parker Montgomery Lost Town Established in 1869, and discontinued in 1882.
Parker’s Morris Name Change Now Skiddy. Now a ghost town.
Parker’s Grove Hodgeman Lost Town See Clawson.
Parkersburg Montgomery Lost Town
Pardee Atchison Lost Town 1858-1903 Pardee was one of the oldest settlements in Atchison County. It was established by Caleb May in October 1854.
Park’s Fort or Old Ogallah Trego Lost Town Moved to site of Trego about 1870; name changed to Trego in 1876; moved to WaKeeney in 1878.
Parnell Atchison Lost Town 1883-1923 Situated on both the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad and the Missouri Pacific Railroad, the town was platted in December 1883.
Parrott’s Ferry Doniphan Lost Place NA Established in 1846 on the Missouri River about four miles above St. Joseph, Missouri at Wathena. It later became Wathena Landing.
Pasadena Finney Lost Town
Patenville Gray Lost Town Vacated 1893.
Patty’s Mill Lyon Lost Town 1870-1871
Pawnee Geary Lost Town 1855 Incorporated 1855. The post office was established on March 3, 1855, with Fox Booth as postmaster.  Pawnee was the first county seat of Riley County and the first territorial capital.
Pawnee County Pawnee Current County 1867 Created from unorganized area in 1867. Larned is the county seat.
Pawnee Fork, Fort Larned Pawnee Historic Site National Historic Site
Pawnee Ferry Geary Lost Place NA Established in 1855 on the Kansas River between Pawnee and Riley City, Fox B. Booth, proprietor.
Pawnee Station Bourbon Name Change Changed to Anna in 1903.
Pawnee Valley Hodgeman Lost Town
Paupaw, Paw-Paw Elk Lost Town
Pavilion Wabaunsee Lost Town
Peace Rice Name Change Now Sterling.
Peace Creek Barton Lost Town
Peach Creek Washington Lost Town
Peach Grove Clay Lost Town
Peacock Cherokee Lost Town 1901 The post office was only open for eight months.
Pearlette Meade Lost Town Established 1889.
Pendell Butler Lost Town
Penfield Labette Lost Town
Penfield Osage Lost Town
Penitentiary Leavenworth Name Change Now Lansing.
Penn Osborne Name Change Changed to Osborne 1873.
Penseneau, Ponsino Leavenworth Lost Town On Fort Leavenworth and Oregon road.
Pentheka Rawlings Name Change The name changed to Oak Ranch, 1903.
Peoria Village Miami Name Change The name changed to Paola, in 1856.
Peotone Sedgwick Lost Town
Perris Elk or Chautauqua Lost Town
Peru Osborne Name Change The name changed to Osborne.
Peters, Petersburg, Edwards Name Change Now Kinsley.
Petersburg Doniphan Lost Town Located by Peter Cadue; vacated 1864.
Petersburg Leavenworth Lost Town 1865-1875 The post office moved to Lansing.
Petersville Cherokee Lost Town Name changed to Lostine.
Petosi, Potosi Linn Lost Town Incorporated 1857, two miles east of Pleasanton.
Petrea Lost Town Town company incorporated in 1857.
Peytonville Brown Lost Town
Phila Johnson Lost Town 1890-1894
1898-1899
This small town was located somewhere bear DeSoto and Lexington.
Phillips County Phillips Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Phillipsburg is the county seat.
Phil Sheridan Wallace Lost Town See Sheridan, Logan County.
Pierce Anderson Lost Town Incorporated 1857.
Pierce Brown Lost Town Vacated 1891.
Pillsbury Crossing Wabaunsee Lost Place NA At Deep Creek on the Manhattan & Wabaunsee Road; Josiah Pillsbury, proprietor. Deep Creek was settled in 1854 by a colony from New England which included Horace A. W. Tabor. Tabor later moved to Colorado and made a fortune in silver. Near SR 18. 1.8 miles west of Wabaunsee.
Pine Grove Butler Lost Town
Pinon Lincoln Lost Town
Pioneer Johnson Lost Town 1897-1900 Located on one of the creek tributaries of the Kansas River, about seven miles northwest of Olathe.
Pipe Creek Lost Town Overland station.
Pipe Creek Ottawa Lost Town
Pittsburg Mitchell Name Change Now Tipton.
Pittsburgh Doniphan Lost Town
Pittsburg Ferry Pottawatomie Lost Place At two-story stone house that stood for many years was probably the Pikes Peak Express stage station in 1859. Near US 24 on Big Blue River opposite Manhattan.
Pittsville Cherokee Lost Town
Plainfield Cloud Lost Town
Pleasant Dale Rush Lost Town A Russian settlement; located about 1877; abandoned about 1881 or 1882.
Pleasant Grove Douglas Lost Town 1879-1900 A few homes and buildings remain in the area. Now a suburb of Lawrence.
Pleasant Grove Greenwood Lost Town 1857-1874
Pleasant Hill Osborne Lost Town
Pleasant Ridge Leavenworth Lost Town 1862-1895
Pleasant Run Pottawatomie Lost Town
Pleasant Valley Coffey Lost Town Chartered 1858.
Pleasant Valley Lincoln Lost Town
Pleasantview, Pleasant View Cherokee Lost Town 1866-1903 County seat in 1866. The name changed from Pleasant View to Pleasantview in 1877. Was located 11 miles northeast of Columbus.
Pliny Saline Lost Town
Ploughboy, Plow Boy Shawnee Name Change Name changed to Redpath 1881
Plum Logan Lost Town 1904-1906
Plum Buttes Rice Lost Town On the Santa Fe Trail.
Plum Creek Jefferson Lost Town 1869-1871
Plum Grove Atchison Lost Town 1862-1868 The post office moved to Oak Mills in January 1868.
Plum Grove Butler Lost Town
Plumb Lyon Lost Town 1878-1896
Plumb Creek Phillips Lost Town
Plumb Station Jackson Lost Town
Plymouth Nemaha Lost Town NA James Redpath and 300 free state settlers joined Preston B. Plumb and approximately 30 men at this point in September 1856. It was a rendezvous point on Lanes Trail. Located on the south bank of Pony Creek about 2.5 miles north of Morrill.
Plympton Dickinson Lost Town
Poheta Saline Lost Town
Poland Chase Lost Town
Poleska, Poliska Riley Lost Town Located 1854. Now part of Manhattan.
Polo Cowley Lost Town
Pond City, Pond Creek Wallace Name Change Later Fort Wallace. See Camp Pond Creek.
Poney Creek Brown Lost Town
Ponsino, Pensineau Leavenworth Lost Town On Fort Leavenworth Road and the Oregon Trail.
Pop Corn Osage Lost Town
Pope Leavenworth Lost Town 1890-1893
Poplar Hill Dickinson Lost Town
Port Byron Sheridan Lost Town
Port Landis Morton Lost Town
Port William Atchison Lost Town 1856-1860 Incorporated 1855, second incorporation 1858. Located in Walnut Township, the settlement was situated on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Portage Rooks Lost Town
Porter’s Ranch Smith Lost Town
Potomac Linn Lost Town 1882 The post office lasted only three months.
Potosi Linn Lost Town 1859-1869 The settlement got its start in 1856 when a town company, comprised of all pro-slavery men, laid out the townsite
Pottawatomie City Anderson Lost Town Located in 1857; changed to Mt. Gilead, now Greeley.
Pottawatomie County Pottawatomie Current County NA Formed from Calhoun and Riley Counties in 1857. Westmoreland is the county seat.
Pottersburgh Lincoln Lost Town Located by A.S. Potter.
Powellsburgh Clay Lost Town
Powhatan Nemaha Lost Town 1857-1867 Powhatan got its start in September 1856. Twenty years later, in 1887, another town with the same name was established about ten miles to the northeast
Prairie Center Johnson Lost Town 1872-1902 A village in the western part of  the county, it was also known as “Bear Paw” or “Bear Foot.”
Prairie City Douglas Lost Town Incorporated 1858, second incorporation 1859.
Prairie City Osage Lost Town On the Santa Fe Trail.
Prairie du Chien Ness Lost Town Plat filed in 1869.
Prairie Grove Republic Lost Town
Prairie Home Republic Lost Town
Prairie Plain Republic Lost Town
Prairie Springs Campsite Brown Lost Place Emigrant campsite at the head of Roy’s Creek on the St. Joseph’s Branch of the Oregon Trail. Near 240th Street about 4.5 miles east of Hiawatha.
Prairie View Jefferson Lost Town 1872-1873
Pratt County Pratt Current County Created from unorganized area in 1867. Pratt is the county seat.
Prescott Osage Lost Town Located 1860.
Price Nemaha Lost Town 1895-1906 It was a station on the St. Joseph & Grand Island Railroad.
Pride Barton Lost Town 1879-1883
Princeville Cloud Lost Town
Prospect Republic Lost Town
Prosper Ellsworth Lost Town 1874-1887 Was also in Rice County for a time (site moved).
Proston Pawnee Lost Town
Provo Greenwood Lost Town 1897-1901 A hamlet in the eastern part of Greenwood County.
Purity Reno Lost Town
Putnam Barton Lost Town 1878-1883
Quaker Point Jewell Lost Town
Quakerville Cherokee Lost Town 1880-1887
Queen City Coffey Lost Town
Queen City Reno Lost Town
Quindaro Wyandotte Lost Town Incorporated 1858; vacated 1871-’72. Absorbed into Kansas City. It is a neighborhood today.
Quito Butler Lost Town

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