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 Homesteading in Kingman County



 Waterloo began as a way-station where two trails met. A small village was beginning to develop in 1879 and a plat was filed on July 7. The post office was had been named Stanford since its establishment on March 5, 1878, was changed to Waterloo in 1881.

 Waterloo never became a railroad town as it had been hoped for because the railroad went through Murdock about five miles south.

 The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.



 "Kingman County History: Kingman County, Kansas and Its People." Kingman, KS: Kingman County Historical Society, 1984.



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Monday,April 21 Forsyth will close at 10 pm because of no electricity

Spring Hours:
Sun:             1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday:         7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:            10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Phone: 785.628.4434
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   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
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   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099