Monday, July 24, 2017
     

SUMNER COUNTY CITIES OF YESTERDAY

The following towns were found on early county maps and through some history research.

Adamsville, unknown circa; 7 mi. south, 1/2 mi. west of Oxford (1700 E. 80th Street South)

Alton, circa 1878; 3 mi. east, 1 1/2 mi. south of Caldwell (1800 S. Mayfield Rd)

Beverly, circa 1878; 4 mi. east, 6 mi. north of Conway Springs at Sumner/Sedgwick County Line (1400 N. Sumner Rd)

Bitter Creek, circa 1910; 1 mi. west, 6 mi. south of Geuda Springs (1700 S. Oxford Rd)

Blackstone, unknown circa; 9 mi. west, 2 mi. north of Caldwell (1800 W. 150th St South)

Bushnell, unknown circa or location.

Centennial, circa 1878; 5 mi. north, 4 mi. west of Caldwell (120th St. South and Milan Rd)

Chikaskia, circa 1878; 8 mi. north, 4 mi. west of Caldwell (70th Street South along the Chikaskia River)

Cicero, unknown circa; 5 mi. north, 2 1/2 mi. east of Wellington (50th Ave North along the BNSF Railroad)

Cisne, circa 1883; 2 mi. west, 1 1/2 mi. south of Conway springs (700 N. Milan Rd)

Clear Dale, circa 1878; 7 mi. west, 1/2 mi. north of Geuda Springs (120th St. South and Oliver Rd)

Doster, unknown circa; 6 mi. west, 1 1/2 mi. north of Caldwell (1500 South Bluff Rd)

Ewell, unknown circa or location.

Geulph, circa 1878; 6 mi. east, 1 mi. south of South Haven (170th Street South and Hillside Rd)

Gourock, circa 1878; 1 mi. west of Argonia.

Howell, circa 1878; 3 mi. east, 3 mi. north of Caldwell along the Chikaskia River (1400 South Mayfield Rd)

Hurst, circa 1910; 1 mi. west of Corbin (110th St. South and Sumner Rd)

Johnston, unknown circa; 1 mi. north, 3 1/2 mi. west of Caldwell (1100 West 160th Street South)

Kitley, circa 1878; 8 mi. east, 1 mi. south of South Haven (170th St South and Woodlawn Rd)

Levy, circa 1910; 2 mi. north, 2 mi. east of Milton on Slate Creek (140th Ave North and Dixon Rd)

Littleton, circa 1878; 3 mi. south, 1 mi. east of Mulvane (120th Ave North on east side of Arkansas River)

London, circa 1878; 4 mi. west, 4 mi. north of Belle Plaine (130th Ave North and Seneca Rd)

Meridian, circa 1871; 3 mi. south, 4 mi. east of Wellington (800 E. 50th St. South)

Metcalf, unknown circa; unknown location west of Caldwell

Ninnescah, circa 1870; 4 mi. north of Oxford on east side of Arkansas river.

Orie, circa 1878, 3 mi. south, 2 mi. west of Mayfield (50th Street South and Chikaskia Rd)

Osborne, unknown circa or location.

Palestine, 4 1/2 mi. north, 2 1/2 mi. west of Oxford (1500 E. 60th Ave North)

Paton, unknown circa or location.

Rex, circa 1910; 9 1/2 mi. south, 2 mi. west of Argonia (1100 South Creek Rd)

Rolling Green, circa 1878; 8 mi. east, 3 mi. north of Conway Springs (120th Ave and Drury Rd)

Salt City, circa 1878; immediately north of Geuda Springs (120th Street South and the Cowley Line).

Salt Springs, circa 1878; 5 mi. south of Oxford (60th Street South and Oxford Rd)

Sumner City, circa 1878; 2 1/2 mi. south, 1/2 mi. east of Anson along Slate Creek (50th Ave North at Slate Creek)

Sunny Slope, circa 1878; 2 mi. east, 2 mi. north of Conway Springs (Chikaskia Rd and 110th Ave North)

Sunset, circa 1910; 5 mi. west of Conway Springs (90th Ave North and Dixon Rd)

Swedonia, circa 1878; 1 1/2 mi. east, 4 mi. south of Conway Springs (On 50th Ave North between Chikaskia and Caldwell Rd)

Whitman, unknown circa; 3 1/2 mi. north, 1 mi. west of Oxford (1600 E. 50th Ave North)

Zyba, unknown circa; 3 mi. south, 1 mi. west of Peck (1200 North West Rd.