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Milberger, Kansas
KDOT map of Russell County (legend)
Milberger, Kansas is located in Kansas
Milberger, Kansas
Milberger, Kansas
Location in Kansas
Milberger, Kansas is located in the United States
Milberger, Kansas
Milberger, Kansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kansas
County Russell
Founded 1884
1,857 ft (566 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-46475
GNIS ID 475411

Milberger is an unincorporated community in Lincoln Township, Russell County, Kansas, United States. It is located about 10.5 miles south of Russell and 3.5 miles west of U.S. Route 281 on Michaelis Rd.


Volga German colonists founded Milberger in 1884. Predominantly Lutheran, they established several churches in and around the community, most of which closed by 1980. A rural post office operated in Milberger from 1903 to 1911.


Milberger is located at 38°42′43″N 98°54′44″W / 38.71194°N 98.91222°W / 38.71194; -98.91222 (38.7119562, -98.9123098) at an elevation of 1,854 feet (565 m). It lies on the west side of Landon Creek roughly 4.5 miles (7 km) south of the Smoky Hill River in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains. Milberger is approximately 3.5 miles (6 km) west of U.S. Route 281, 10.5 miles (17 km) south of Interstate 70, and 12 miles (20 km) south-southwest of Russell, the county seat.


Milberger lies at the intersection of 182nd Street, a paved county road which runs north–south, and Michaelis Road, an unpaved county road which runs east–west.


  • Radke Implement


The community is served by Russell County USD 407 public school district.

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