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Berryton, Kansas
Berryton (2010)
Berryton (2010)
KDOT map of Shawnee County (legend)
Berryton, Kansas is located in Kansas
Berryton, Kansas
Berryton, Kansas
Location in Kansas
Berryton, Kansas is located in the United States
Berryton, Kansas
Berryton, Kansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kansas
County Shawnee
Township Monmouth
Elevation
997 ft (304 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-06300
GNIS ID 479067

Berryton is an unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States. It is located east of the Topeka Regional Airport.

History

Berryton was laid out in 1888 and named for its founder, George W. Berry. The first post office in Berryton was established in May 1888.

Demographics

Berryton is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Education

The community is served by Shawnee Heights USD 450 public school district. The Shawnee Heights High School mascot is Thunderbirds.

Berryton High School was closed through school unification. The Berryton Buffaloes won the Kansas State High School class B baseball championship in 1951.

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