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Eminence, Kansas
Ghost town
KDOT map of Finney County (legend)
KDOT map of Finney County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Finney
Elevation 2,608 ft (795 m)
Population
 • Total 0
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 620
GNIS ID 485330

Eminence is a ghost town in Finney County, Kansas, United States.

History

Eminence was founded in 1887.

A post office was opened in Eminence in June 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1942.

In popular culture

Eminence is the Federal Emergency Management Agency refugee center established to take evacuees from Denver, Colorado as the event of an explosion at a train derailment and the subsequent detonation of a smuggled Russian nuclear weapon which was in the derailment wreckage in the 1999 TV movie Atomic Train.

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