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Originally known as Morrison Station, a stop along the railroad tracks where trains could pass each other, Howell was the name of the post office there from June 2, 1886-October 31, 1888. The boom years for this town were in the 1880's and early 1890's as the population reached 150 people. A post office opened again on November 26, 1895, but like its predecessor, closed in April 1897, after operating about 2 years. Later, in 1916, a post office was once again established, but closed several years later after rural mail service began in the county.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
Ford County Historical Society. Dodge City and Ford County, Kansas 1870-1920: Pioneer Histories and Stories.Dodge City, KS, 1996.
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