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List of Kansas Counties

Alden | Chase | Geneseo | Little River | Lyons | Raymond | Sterling

Homesteading in Rice County


Founded by several families that came from the East to homestead the land, Alden was named for the son of the railroad division superintendent.

The ethnicity of its settlers is not known.


"Rice County Centennial: Land of Quivira." Rice County Centennial Committee, 1971.


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Spring Hours:
Sun:             1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday:         7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:            10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Phone: 785.628.4434
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Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
Physical Address:

   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099