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Welcome to Edson ...
The location of Edson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Edson, you might consider that their post office opened in 1888.
Edson is 3,560 feet [1,085 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Edson is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Edson lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Edson (for example, toward Brewster), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Edson lies within the (785) area code.
The ZIP code for Edson: 67733<4>
Communities Also Named Edson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Edson - they are located in Alberta, California, New York, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Edson.
Communities near Edson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Edson.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Edson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Edson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Edson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edson. See our Newspapers Page for Edson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edson ...
Looking for more information about Edson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Edson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Edson.
Adding Edson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Edson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Edson was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Edson in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Edson.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023