Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Herndon, an incorporated town of Rawlins county, is situated 15 miles northwest of Atwood, the county seat, in the Beaver creek valley, one of the richest farming sections in the county. It is a station on the Orleans & St. Francis division of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R. R. and is a shipping point of considerable importance. Herndon has a bank, a money order postoffice with three rural routes, a weekly newspaper (the Nonpareil), telegraph, telephone and express facilities, Catholic and Protestant churches, a flour mill, a hotel, a number of general stores and implement houses, and in 1910 reported a population of 273. It was first settled in 1878 and was incorporated in 1906.

Page 839 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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