Cities, Towns and Other Settlements, Comanche County, KansasAvilla Buttermilk Coldwater Evansville Majel Nescatunga Protection Rumsey Smallwood Wilmore
Above: "Ghost towns and post offices known to have existed in Comanche County, shown in relation to 1980 roads and highways. The exact locations of Gallagher, Jenkins, Mayo, Nauvoo, Oemoore, Poppleton, Red Bluff, Rumsey, Smallwood and Von are not known. Their locations are indicated by open symbols." -- from Comanche County History, page 31.
Comanche County History, Volume I has an entire section of the book, pages 22 - 31, on "Ghost Towns and Post Offices" in the county. The articles were authored by Dave Webb and are the best source of information on these towns: Avilla, Buttermilk, Comanche City, Duckworth, Evansville, Gallagher, Granger, Jenkins, Majel, Mayo, Nauvoo, Nescatunga, New Eden, Oemoore, Plano, Poppletown, Putchtown, Red Bluff, Rumsey, Smallwood and Von.
Its surroundings, Advantages, Necessities and Business Enterprises.
Nescatunga Enterprise, Volume 1, Number 1, March 20, 1886.
Comanche Steal - The Fraudulent Organization of Comanche County, Kansas by Thomas Allen McNeal from When Kansas Was Young, pages 61 - 65.
History of Comanche County from Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, 1912.
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