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Thurman, Kansas
Ghost town
KDOT map of Chase County (legend)
KDOT map of Chase County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Chase
Elevation 1,394 ft (425 m)
 • Total 0
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 620
GNIS ID 482064
W i k i p e d i a
Kansas Map 1914 Chase Dickinson Marion Morris
Thurman's location according to a 1914 atlas

Thurman is a ghost town in Chase County, Kansas, United States.


Founded in 1874, it experienced a period of decline that concluded in its abandonment in 1944. In 1900, the community was composed of over fifty households, and it included a post office, stores, schools, and a church.

A post office existed in Thurman from August 24, 1874 to January 31, 1909.


The elevation of the Thurman site is 1,394 feet (425 m), and it is located at 38°6′3″N 96°31′1″W / 38.10083°N 96.51694°W / 38.10083; -96.51694 (38.1008519, -96.5169547), in the southeastern part of the county. Today, the site is located in southern Matfield Township.

See also: List of books about Chase County, Kansas

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