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Lone Star, Kansas

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Lone Star, Kansas

Lone Star, Kansas
Unincorporated community

Lone Star Church of the Brethren
Lone Star, Kansas
Lone Star, Kansas

Coordinates: 38°52′00″N 95°21′19″W / 38.86667°N 95.35528°W / 38.86667; -95.35528Coordinates: 38°52′00″N 95°21′19″W / 38.86667°N 95.35528°W / 38.86667; -95.35528

Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 785
GNIS feature ID 479512[1]

Lone Star is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Kansas. It is 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Lawrence. Lone Star was firmly established in 1897, after the first settlers had arrived in 1854.[2] The area had a post office established under "Bond" from 1875 until 1899 when the name was changed to Lone Star. The post office closed in 1953.[3]

Near Lone Star is Lone Star Lake which was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.


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