Friday, March 1, 2013

WIdeRange Kansas.

WIdeRange Kansas.
Ottawa County.
Durham Township Map, 1902.
On the county map you can find Wide Range in township 10-south and range 1-west.  On the township map you can find Wide Range in section 5.
WideRange Post Office.
WideRange post office open September 4, 1882 and ran to February 29, 1904.  First postmaster was William Wyant.
Patrons of Durham township who used WideRange as their P. O. address as of 1902.
William Akerman, Postmaster and Farmer and Stock Raiser.
A. R. Comfort, Farmer and Stock Raiser and Dairyman.
Thomas and Margret Morgan, Farmers and Stock Raisers and Dairying.
WideRange Kansas, 1912.
Widerange, a rural hamlet of Ottawa county, is located in the northeast part of the county about 15 miles northeast of Minneapolis, the county seat, and about 7 miles from Wells, the nearest railroad station. It receives mail from Wells by rural route.

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