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Welcome to Dixon ...

Although we found mention of Dixon during our research, we have little information about it.<1> We believe that Dixon had a post office at one time. We have done a cursory search and haven't been able to find any evidence that the community still exists.

While we are confident that Dixon was located in Coffey County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Dixon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Dixon - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Dixon, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Dixon might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Dixon ...

While we believe that this Dixon is located in Coffey County, we know of another 3 Kansas communities named Dixon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anderson, Butler and Jefferson County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 38 communities that are also named Dixon - they are located in California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dixon.

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for Coffey County: www.coffeycountyks.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: www.kansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<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 north past Dixon and then turned east". While Dixon could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Dixon 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 Dixon 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 county. 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 Dixon.