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Skidmore, Kansas
(Ford County)

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The location of Skidmore

Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Skidmore.

This page contains two sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Skidmore, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Skidmore and the surrounding area.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Ford County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Ford County sighting report from eBird.

Communities Also Named Skidmore ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Skidmore.

Within Kansas, there are 2 communities which are also named Skidmore. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 8 communities in the United States - with 10 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Kansas

Communities outside of Kansas

Other Communities Located In Kansas

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Cherokee County   [Map]

Meade County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Meade County

This community is historic.<1>

Although located in Meade County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Communities Outside of Kansas

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Clay County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Clay County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>

Although located in Clay County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Anne Arundel County   [Map]


Dickinson County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Dickinson County   [Map]


Nodaway County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Nodaway County   [Map]


Lawrence County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Lawrence County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Lawrence County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Bee County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Bee County   [Map]

West Virginia

Barbour County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Barbour County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Jackson County

Our profile page for Skidmore, Jackson County   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ford County:

The official website for State of Kansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Skidmore, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Skidmore 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.

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