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AlmenaCalvert | Clayton | Dellvale | Densmore | Devises | Dunkard Colony | Edmund | Lenora | Leota | New Almelo | Norton | Oronoque | Rockwell City  

Homesteading in Norton County

Devises

The town site was platted on August 7, 1889 and filed on January 4, 1890. A mill was built nearby to grind flour and meal for the farmers. It remained a trading center and never grew big enough to incorporate.

The ethnicity of its settlers is not known.

Sources

Bowers, D. N. Seventy Years in Norton County, Kansas, 1872-1942. The Norton County Champion,
Norton, Kansas, 1942.

Nicholson, John H. A History of Norton County, Kansas. Masters Thesis,
Colorado State College of Education, 1941.

 

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