Belvidere, Kansas

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Belvidere, Kansas
KDOT map of Kiowa County (legend)
Belvidere is located in Kansas
Belvidere
Belvidere
Belvidere is located in the United States
Belvidere
Belvidere
Coordinates: 37°27′1″N 99°4′48″W / 37.45028°N 99.08000°W / 37.45028; -99.08000Coordinates: 37°27′1″N 99°4′48″W / 37.45028°N 99.08000°W / 37.45028; -99.08000
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyKiowa
Elevation
1,837 ft (560 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code620
FIPS code20-05875
GNIS ID470715

Belvidere is an unincorporated community in Kiowa County, Kansas, United States, and located along the Medicine Lodge River.

History[edit]

Belvidere was a shipping point on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[1]

A post office named Glick operated from 1883 until 1890. The Glick post office was renamed Belvidere on April 26, 1890, remained in operation until it was discontinued on November 23, 1996.[2]

Nearby are the Roth Petroglyph Site and the Star Petroglyph Site. Both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

In the mid-2000s, Belvidere become the home of a NOAA Weather Radio transmitter, WNG534, operated by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in nearby Dodge City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 172.
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2014.

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