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Edson, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sherman
Elevation 3,566 ft (1,087 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 67733
Area code(s) 785
GNIS feature ID 470431

Edson is an unincorporated community in Sherman County, Kansas, United States. Edson is near Interstate 70, 9 miles (14 km) east of Goodland. Edson has a post office with ZIP code 67733.

History

Edson was named for settler Ed Harris, and his son. The first post office in Edson was established in 1888.

Edson was a station and shipping point on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Edson has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.


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