Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 11 Kansas Town Names

Do you know the meaning behind the name of the place you live? A good portion of Kansas’ many towns are named after the people who settled them, owned the land, or were significantly important in the area. However, these particular Kansas town names aren’t “someone from the local railroad” or “wherever the founder was from,” they’ve got unique origins that you might not expect. Come check ’em out!

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If you’re looking for small towns with unique foods instead of unique names, you should check out this one with chicken so good you’ll want to live here.