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Welcome to Lone Star ...

Lone Star is located in Douglas County<1>.

The location of Lone Star has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lone Star.

The community of Lone Star was previously named Bond.

Lone Star is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lone Star lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Lone Star: (785)

Communities Also Named Lone Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Lone Star: This one is located in Douglas County and the other is located in Sumner County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 34 communities that are also named Lone Star - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (9) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Lone Star ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lone Star.

  • Lawrence
  • Ottawa
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottawa
    • Ottawa lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ottawa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottawa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ottawa<5>
  • Eudora
  • Baldwin City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin City
    • Baldwin City lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,689 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Baldwin City:
    • Palmyra
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin City<5>
  • Wellsville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,784 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<5>
  • Edgerton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgerton
    • Edgerton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,773 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Edgerton:
    • Martinsburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgerton<5>
  • Carbondale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,347 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
  • Overbrook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overbrook
    • Overbrook lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overbrook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overbrook<5>
  • Perry
  • Pomona
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomona
    • Pomona lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 837 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomona<5>

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 Lone Star. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lone Star.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lone Star. 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 Lone Star.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lone Star. See our Newspapers Page for Lone Star.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lone Star ...

Looking for more information about Lone Star? 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 Lone Star, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lone Star.

Adding Lone Star to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lone Star in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Lone Star was on a map titled Map of Kansas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lone Star.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lone Star. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglas-county.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Douglas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lone Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lone Star) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lone Star. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lone StarOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lone Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8667, Longitude: -95.3553       In this case, the coordinates for Lone Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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