Ask a question about 'Elmo, Kansas'
Start a new discussion about 'Elmo, Kansas'
Answer questions from other users
is a small unincorporated community
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not a part of any municipality.To "incorporate" in this context means to form a municipal corporation, a city, town, or village with its own government. An unincorporated community is usually not subject to or taxed by a municipal government...
in Dickinson County
Dickinson County is a county located in Central Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 19,754. Its county seat and most populous city is Abilene. It was named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson.-19th century:In 1887, Mr. Herington successfully got...
Kansas is a US state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansas River which flows through it, which in turn was named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area. The tribe's name is often said to mean "people of the wind" or "people of the south...
, United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...
. The post office was established December 16, 1884, and discontinued May 6, 1966. The well-known Elmo fossil insect bed is southeast of town.