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Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Manhattan ...

While our initial data about Manhattan came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Manhattan in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful by adding to our knowledge about Manhattan. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Manhattan:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Railroad Mentions of Manhattan:

Manhattan was mentioned in a Union Pacific Time Table from 1924.

Also mentioned in a Union Pacific Time Table from 1939.

And mentioned in a Union Pacific Time Table from 1950.

A scheduled stop for the City of Saint Louis: From Union Pacific's timetable for the defunct City of Saint Louis (train schedule from 1967). The City of Saint Louis travelled between Saint Louis (MO) and Los Angeles (CA)

We found Manhattan in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Manhattan for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Manhattan. See our Misc Page for Manhattan for more information.

The official website for Manhattan:

The official website for Riley County:

The official website for State of Kansas:


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