|Town||Post Office Dates||Additional Information|
|It still has several buildings, including an active church.|
|Coburn||1900-1902||In the northwestern part of the county, it was ten miles west of Norwood, the nearest railroad station.|
|Emerald||None||First settled in 1857|
|Forest Home||1867-1877||The post office moved to Homewood.|
|Garlington||1886-1898||The post office moved to Pleasanthill.|
|Greenwood/Sac & Fox Agency||1855-1872||Name changed from Sac & Fox Agency to Greenwood on February 27, 1861.|
|Hackett||1900-1903||In the northern part of the county, it was located in the valley of Eight Mile Creek, about six miles northwest of Ottawa.|
|Homewood||1877-1955||The post office moved from Forest Home.|
|Imes/Larimore||1877-1917||The name changed from Larimore to Imes on May 23, 1887. Named for Harmon Imes, the postmaster.|
|Le Loup/Ferguson||1870-1954||In the northeastern part of the county, it started as a station on the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Fort Gibson Railroad in 1870. The name was changed from Ferguson to Le Loup on May 8, 1879. There are still a few homes in the area.|
|Minneola/Saint Bernard||1855-1865||The name changed from Saint Bernard on November 26, 1858. The post office moved to Centropolis when it closed.|
|Ohio City||1857-1870||Located on the Humboldt Trail, it became the county seat of Franklin County for a short time. The post office moved to Princeton when it closed.|
|Ottawa Creek||1856-1864||The post office moved to Ottawa.|
|Peoria||1857-1934||It was six miles east of Ottawa. The old Briles one-room school remains.|
|Pleasanthill||1898-1902||The post office moved from Garlington.|
|Ransomville||1881-1915||Was a coal mining camp located in the southwestern part of the county.|
|Shermansville, Sherman’s, Dutch Henry’s Crossing||1855-1863||The post office moved to Lane.|
©Kathy Alexander/Legends of Kansas, updated November 2022.
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Cutler, William G; History of Kansas; A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL, 1883.
Kansas Post Office History