Sun City

Sun City, Barber County, Kansas

Map showing the location of Sun City, Kansas.
Sun City, Kansas

The Kansas Gazeteer & Business Directory For 1882-1883Sun City . In township of same name, northwestern part of Barbour county, 24 miles northwest of Medicine Lodge (ch), and 99 from Hutchinson on the AT&SF RR. Harper, on the KCL&SK RR, 58 miles east, is the nearest railroad point. The settlement is on the Medicine Lodge river, has 60 inhabitants, a district school and Baptist and Methodist churches. Shipments, cattle. Stages to Kinsley (60 miles northwest) and Medicine Lodge, to the former weekly, and to the latter tri-weekly, with mail. C.H. Douglass, postmaster.

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Sun City, Kansas: Historic photographs of Sun City and links to many articles about early day Sun City settlers and events.

Hometown Locator: Sun City, Kansas

Wikipedia: Sun City, Kansas

Thanks to Kim Fowles for the above article from The Kansas Gazeteer & Business Directory For 1882-1883.