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When the Missouri Pacific Railway made its final survey in 1887, a town site was established next to the tracks. The area was platted and given the name of Manning. It was named after a cabinet officer of President Grover Cleveland.
The ethnicity of its settlers is not known.
History of Early Scott County by the Scott County Historical Society, Inc., 1977Scott County, Kansas Centennial Book - Celebrating 100 Years: 1886-1986 by the Scott County Centennial Commission, Inc., 1986
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