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Fanning, Kansas
KDOT map of Doniphan County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Doniphan
Founded 1870
886 ft (270 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 785
GNIS ID 473026

Fanning is an unincorporated community in Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. Fanning is located along K-7 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Troy.


Fanning had its start in the year 1870 by the building of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad through that territory.

A post office was opened in Fanning in December, 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in July, 1933.

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