Teterville, Kansas facts for kids
|Elevation||1,611 ft (491 m)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0484837|
Teterville was founded as an "oil town" sometime after the Teeter Oil Field was discovered around 1920. The oil field was named in honor of James Teter who owned about 6900 acres of land in Greenwood County. A post office was opened in Teterville in 1927, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1962.
Points of interest
- Teter Rocks. It is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) south of Teterhill Road on top of a hill at (38.029583, -96.423583). It is accessible by the public using a rural road on private land, so please respect the property. In 1954, the current monument was erected by the Greenwood County Historical Society to replace the earlier landmark created in the 1870s or 1880s by James Wesley Teter (1849-1929).
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