Lone Star, Kansas
|Lone Star, Kansas|
|— Unincorporated community —|
|Elevation||879 ft (268 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||479512|
Lone Star is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Kansas. It is 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Lawrence. Lone Star was firmly established in 1897, after the first settlers had arrived in 1854. The area had a post office established under "Bond" from 1875 until 1899 when the name was changed to Lone Star. The post office closed in 1953.
Near Lone Star is Lone Star Lake which was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Soil of Our Souls by Martha Parker & Betty Laird, Parker-Laird Enterprises, 1976.