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|Named for||Alexander Doniphan|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The company that founded the town was organized on November 11, 1854. Doniphan was incorporated in 1869. The community was named for Alexander William Doniphan, a military leader in the Mexican–American War.
A post office was opened in Doniphan on March 3, 1855, and remained in operation until it was discontinued on August 15, 1943.
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