Transcribed from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Olpe, an incorporated town in Lyon county, is located on Eagle creek in Center township, 10 miles south of Emporia, the county seat, and is a station on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. It has a bank, a semi-weekly newspaper (the Optimist), good schools and churches and all the leading lines of mercantile enterprise. it is a shipping center for a large farming district. It is supplied with telegraph and express offices, and has a money order postoffice with three rural routes. The population according to the census of 1910 was 215. Olpe was incorporated as a city of the third class in 1905.

Page 389 from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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