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Angelus | Hoxie | Kenneth | Seguin | Selden | Sheridan | Studley | Tasco

Homesteading in Sheridan County


The oldest town in the county, Sheridan was established in 1876 by George Kious and Mr. Bayliss. A post office was located one mile to the west, and Mr. Bayliss was the postmaster. The town was moved to Selden in 1888.

The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.


Toothaker, Mrs. Pearl. History of Sheridan County. 1961.


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Spring Hours:
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Friday:         7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
Physical Address:

   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099