Rago, Kansas Kingman County
 
Elevator in Rago, Kansas.  Photo by Susan Howell.
History

Founded: 1883
Elevation:  1450 feet
Latitude: 37° 27' 10"N
Longitude: 98° 4' 53"W
ZIP Code: 67128
Area Code: 620
County Code: KM
Population: 12 + 6
On April 6, 2002 Sondra and Eldon Headrick helped significantly boost the population of Rago by becoming the parents of six healthy new citizens.  The three girls and three boys were the first sextuplets to be born in Kansas.

Rago, in southern Kingman County, is at the intersection of K-14 and K-42.  The Chikaskia River runs along the south side of Rago.
 
Clyde Cessna got his start in aviation on a farm near Rago.  He built and flew his own monoplane in 1911.
 
In earlier times, Rago was a busy rail junction where the old A.T. & S.F. branch line that ran down to Englewood met the Hutchinson & Southern (later A.T.S.F.).
    Old post office in Rago, KS.  Photo by Susan Howell.
 
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Kingman County Economic Development Council,
324 North Main, Kingman KS 67068
620-532-3694 development@kingmanks.com


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