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Located about 7 miles west of Hill City, Penokee had its beginnings as a town named Reford. The town site was platted on November 19, 1888 and when the post office was established on July 1, 1889, the name was changed to Penokee.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
Clary, Blossom and Ruth Siegrist. "Centennial Tid-Bits." Hill City, KS: Hill City Times, 1980.
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