Thursday, November 29, 2012
Chetopa Township, map, 1906.
On the county map Urbana can be found in Township 29-south and Range 17-east. On the township map Urbana can be found in sections 1 & 2.
Urbana Post Office.
Urbana post office open May 2, 1870 and ran to May 3, 1957. First postmaster Reuben F. Truman.
Urbana, Kansas, 1883.
Business men who used Urbana as their P. O. address as of 1906.
D. L. Swan, General Store.
C. C. Yockey, Farmer.
Urbana Kansas, 1912.
Urbana, a village of Neosho county, is located in Chetopa township on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas R. R., 10 miles west of Erie, the county seat. It has express and telegraph offices and a money order postoffice. The population in 1910 was 85. The town was founded by Dr. Peters, and replatted in 1870 by some parties who believed it had a great future. This little town is credited with more volunteers in the Spanish-American war than any other town of its size in the county.