Welcome to Arrapahoe City ...
Although we found mention of Arrapahoe City during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Arrapahoe City was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.
We've added Arrapahoe City to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Arrapahoe City - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Arrapahoe City, please Contact Us.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Kansas: www.kansas.gov/
|<1>||If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Arrapahoe City and then turned east". While Arrapahoe City could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Arrapahoe City as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.|
Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.
Also keep in mind that Arrapahoe City could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.
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|<2>||All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arrapahoe City.