Kipp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place on the border between Eureka and Solomon townships in Saline County, Kansas, United States. It lies along Schilling Road southeast of the city of Salina, the county seat of Saline County. The West Branch of Gypsum Creek flows through the community.[1] Its elevation is 1207 feet (368 m), and it is located at 38°47′2″N 97°27′16″W / 38.78389°N 97.45444°W / 38.78389; -97.45444 (38.7838911, -97.4544748).[2] As a part of Saline County, Kipp is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.[3]

Kipp, Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°47′02″N 97°27′16″W / 38.78389°N 97.45444°W / 38.78389; -97.45444Coordinates: 38°47′02″N 97°27′16″W / 38.78389°N 97.45444°W / 38.78389; -97.45444
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySaline
Elevation
1,207 ft (368 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67401
Area code785

HistoryEdit

A post office was opened in Kipp in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1957.[4]

EducationEdit

Kipp is part of USD 306.[5][6][7] The district high school, Southeast of Saline, is located 4 miles west of Gypsum.

Kipp schools were closed through school unification. The Kipp High School mascot was Kipp Orioles.[8] The Kipp Orioles won the Kansas State High School class B baseball championship in 1949.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, 48. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kipp, Kansas
  3. ^ Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses Archived 2008-11-17 at the Wayback Machine, Office of Management and Budget, 2007-11-20. Accessed 2008-08-14.
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  5. ^ USD 306
  6. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Saline County School District Map Archived 2011-07-27 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "The good ole days", The Salina Journal, 1 December 1994, p.17.
  9. ^ "Baseball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 6 January 2017.

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