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List of Kansas Counties 

Brewster | Colby | Gem | Halford | Levant | Menlo | Mingo | Otterbourne | Rexford

Homesteading in Thomas County

Levant

The town site was staked out in 1888 by Steven Waters who had come to the area in 1885 and took out a homestead. The Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railroad laid tracks through the area in 1887.

The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.

Sources  

Wingo, Wayne C. A History of Thomas County. Masters Thesis, Fort Hays Kansas State College, 1964.

Bruner, R. I., Editor. Land of the Windmills Thomas County, Kansas. Thomas County Historical Society, 1976.

 

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