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Castleton, Kansas
Township
Country United States
State Kansas
County Reno
Area
 • Total 54.2 sq mi (140.4 km2)
 • Land 54.2 sq mi (140.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,470 ft (448 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 256
 • Density 4.7/sq mi (1.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 20-11000
GNIS feature ID 0473799

Castleton is an unincorporated community in Reno County, Kansas, United States.

History

Castleton was a station and shipping point on the Hutchinson & Blackwell division of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

The post office was established December 6, 1872, remained in operation until it was discontinued on June 28, 1957. In 1971, the post office building was moved to the Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village in Great Bend, Kansas.

In popular culture

Castleton was the setting for "Sevillinois, Illinois 1895" in the movie Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie filmed in 1952.

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