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Place Name County Place Type Post Office Dates More Information
Raceburgh Rooks Lost Town
Radical, Radical City, Montgomery Lost Town
Range Ellsworth Lost Town 1883-1890
Rawlins Center Norton Lost Town
Rawlins County Rawlins Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1873. Atwood is the county seat.
Rays or Raysville Bourbon Lost Town
Rayville Bourbon Lost Town
Reagle Norton Lost Town
Reamer Creek Marshall Name Change Now Herkimer.
Rebekah Morris Lost Town 1872-1873 Moved to Munson in 1873.
Redbud Cowley Lost Town
Red Clover Johnson Lost Town 1881-1887
1891-1895
Red Clover was located on the county line just outside of Kansas City, Kansas.
Red Creek Barber Lost Town
Red Rock, Rocky Hill. Lincoln Lost Town
Red Stone Cloud Lost Town
Red Vermillion/Vieux Crossing Pottawatomie Lost Place On the Oregon Trail about five miles northeast of Wamego.
Redden Butler Lost Town
Redes Brown Lost Town
Redmond Leavenworth Lost Town
Redoubt Clark Lost Town On Bear Creek.
Redoubt Clark Lost Town On the Cimarron River.
Redpath Shawnee Lost Town Near Auburn.
Redwing Barton Extinct Town 1892-1896
1903-1955
Situated on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. A few buildings left today.
Redwood Dickinson Lost Town
Reeder Dickinson Lost Town Near Solomon City.
Reeder Kiowa Lost Town Vacated 1903.
Reedsville or Reedville Marshall Lost Town
Reedtown Norton Lost Town
Reesville Clark Lost Town
Reid City Greeley Lost Town Vacated 1897.
Reinert Ford Lost Town 1908-1917 Reinert was a country post office located 15 miles southwest of Dodge City.
Reiter Washington Lost Town
Remanto Sumner Lost Town See Salt City.
Reno Leavenworth Lost Town 1864-1918 It was a station on the Lawrence branch of the Kansas Pacific Railroad.
Reno Scott Lost Town
Reno Center Reno Lost Town
Reno County Reno Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Hutchinson is the county seat.
Republic City, Republican City Clay Lost Town Vacated 1877.
Republic County Republic Current County NA Formed from Washington County in 1868. Belleville is the county seat.
Republican River Military Bridge Geary Lost Place Established in about 1856 on the west edge of Fort Riley near the junction of Republican and Smoky Hill Forks of the Kansas River. Constructed by U.S. Army Engineers. This place is probably Custer Road over the Republican River at Junction City.
Retreat Hodgeman Lost Town Established 1879.
Reubens Jewell Lost Town
Reviere Woodson Name Change Now Toronto.
Rex Sumner Lost Town
Rhodes Anderson Lost Town
Rhodes Dickinson Lost Town
Rialto Ferry Leavenworth Lost Place Operational 1844-65 on the Missouri River between Rialto, Missouri (extinct) & Fort Leavenworth, John B. Wells, proprietor. Rialto may have been located south of Weston near Kirk Bottom Road, in Platte County, Missouri.
Rice County Rice Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Lyons is the county seat.
Riceville Cherokee Lost Town 1895 The post office was only open for six months. Order of change rescinded.
Rich Anderson Lost Town
Richards Chase Lost Town
Richardson, McGee’s Osage Lost Town Abolished 1874. At or near 110 Station on the Santa Fe Trail.
Richardson Pottawatomie Lost Town
Richeyville Greenwood Lost Town
Richland Miami Name Change Now Wellsville.
Richeyville Greenwood Lost Town 1882-1883
Richmond Nemaha Lost Town Located about 1854. It was the first town in the county and county seat until 1858.
Ricka Ford Lost Town 1885-1886
Riddle Ferry Jefferson  Lost Place Operation 1856-57 on the Delaware River at Ozawkie on the Ft. Leav.-Ft. Riley Road. Jefferson Riddle, Proprietor.
Ridge Linn Lost Town 1866-1868
Ridge Farm Doniphan Lost Town
Riley Center Riley Lost Town Now Riley.
Riley City Geary Lost Town Opposite Fort Riley; established 1854; called also West Point and Whiskey Point.
Riley County Riley Current County NA One of the original 36 counties, it was created in 1855. Manhattan is the county seat.
Ringo Crawford Lost Town 1915-1957 Coal mining camp.
Ripan or Ripon Labette Lost Town
Rising Sun Jefferson Lost Town 1858-1859
1863-1866
Incorporated 1857. Opposite Lecompton.
Risley Marion Lost Town
Ritchel Crossing Franklin Lost Place Cross of Pottawatomie Creek, southwest of Lane, Kansas.
River View Rice Lost Town
Riverdale Clay Lost Town
Rivere Woodson Name Change Now Toronto.
Riverton Reno Lost Town
Riverview Wyandott Lost Town Now part of Kansas City.
Robidoux Crossing Marshall Lost Place This place is most likely located on Robidoux Creek where the St. Joseph Branch of the Oregon Trail crossed. It was near US Route 36 about 1.75 miles south of Beattie, Kansas.
Robidoux Ferry Doniphan Lost Place  Established in 1839 on the Missouri River at Robidoux Landing. Julius Robidoux, roprietor.
Rochester Anderson Lost Town
Rochester Shawnee Lost Town First called Delaware City, then Whitfield, then Kansopolis afterward changed to Rochester.
Rock Castle Nemaha Name Change Now Seneca.
Rock Creek Lyon Lost Town 1870-1871
Rock Creek, Rock Creek Crossing Morris Lost Town 1870-1871 Located along the Santa Fe Trail, it was known as a good camping and watering-place, with wood for fuel. Located near Agnes City.
Rock Creek Crossing Pottawatomie Lost Place Rock Creek Crossing of Fort Leavenworth-Fort Riley Military Road at Louisville, Kansas. Robert Wilson operated a tavern and grist mill at the crossing.
Rock Creek Crossing Pottawatomie Lost Place Crossing of Oregon & California Trail at Westmoreland, Kansas.
Rock Ford, French Crossing Doniphan Near the mouth of the Wolf River. S. F. French, Proprietor. Located in Iowa Township where SR 7 crosses the river.
Rock Hill Lincoln Lost Town
Rock Island Grant Lost Town Vacated 1908.
Rock Spring, Rock Stream Ellsworth Lost Town
Rockford, Rocky Ford Pottawatomie Lost Town
Rocklow Allen Lost Town
Rockton Wabaunsee Lost Town
Rockville, Rockwell Miami Lost Town
Rockville Saline Lost Town
Rockwell Cherokee Lost Town 1877-1879
Rocky Ford Wabaunsee Lost Town
Rocky Hill Lincoln Lost Town
Roger’s Mills Neosho Lost Town
Rogersville Doniphan Lost Town North of Troy.
Rogersville Ness Lost Town
Rogersville, Rodgersville Washington Lost Town
Roland Leavenworth Lost Town 1895-1902
Roland Rush Lost Town
Rolling Green Sumner Lost Town
Rolling Prairie Lane Lost Town Discontinued 1882.
Romance Johnson Lost Town 1876-1877
1878-1879
Rome Ellis Lost Town None Rome, Kansas, was the first settlement to be formed after Ellis County was officially organized, just west of Hays. It was organized by Buffalo Bill Cody.
Rome Franklin Lost Town
Rooks Center Rooks Lost Town
Rooks County Rooks Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Stockton is the county seat.
Rosalind Republic Lost Town
Roscoe Graham Lost Town Vacated 1895.
Rose City, Ross City Chautauqua Lost Town
Rose Hill Neosho Lost Town
Rose Valley Pratt Lost Town
Rosebank Dickinson Lost Town
Roseland Cherokee Lost Town 1902-1918 Roseland, located on the Joplin & Pittsburg electric line, got its start as a mining camp.
Roseport Doniphan Lost Town Incorporated 1855. Now Elwood
Rosevale Clay Lost Town Name changed to Morena, then Springfield, then Broughton.
Ross Cherokee Lost Town
Rossville Crawford Lost Town
Rosyvale Brown Lost Town
Rotterdam Osborne Lost Town Established 1871
Round Grove Johnson Lost Town On Santa Fe trail 35 miles west of Independence, Missouri.
Round Grover Washington Lost Town See Hopper.
Round Springs Mitchell Lost Town
Roundup Barber Lost Town
Rovella Linn Lost Town 1858-1863
Roy’s Creek Bridge Doniphan Lost Place  On the old White Cloud & Padonia Road, near present-day 310th St., in White Cloud, Kansas.
Roy’s Ferry Doniphan Lost Place Established in the 1840s on the Big Nemaha River; John Baptiste Roy, proprietor. He also had a trading post on the hillside south of the ferry and was an interpreter for the Ioway Indians.
Royville Lost Town Incorporated 1860.
Ruble Leavenworth Lost Town 1886-1900
Ruby Sedgwick Lost Town
Runnymede Harper Lost Town
Rural Jefferson Name Change Now Williamstown.
Rural Springs Kingman Lost Town
Rurdon Sheridan Lost Town
Rush County Rush Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. La Crosse is the county seat.
Rushville Ford Lost Town Vacated and 1895 and 1897.
Rusk Cowley Lost Town
Russell County Russell Current County NA Created from unorganized area in 1867. Russell is the county seat.
Rutland Montgomery Lost Town
Ruweda Greenwood Lost Town 1888-1921 A country post office in the northwestern part of the county, 18 miles from Eureka.
Ryan’s Atchison Lost Town
Ryansville Ford Lost Town Vacated 1895.

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