Lincoln County

Lutheran Church, Denmark,Kansas. Photo by Susan Howell   Denmark,

Founded: 1869
Population: 21
Elevation: 1405 feet
Latitude: 39° 5' 21" N
Longitude: 98° 17' 12" W
School District: USD 299/Sylvan and USD 298/Lincoln
Area Code: 785

Evangelical Lutheran Church
Danish FlagDenmark was one of Lincoln, [LC], county's first permanent settlements. It was settled about 1869 by Danish Lutherans who laid the cornerstone for a stone church in 1876. Built of the "post rock" limestone that is so abundant in the county, it was completed in 1880. The bell tower and entry were added in 1901.
The town is located 3 miles north of highway K-18 and still has a railroad and grain elevator.
See the information packed site about Denmark by Thorkild C. Bøg-Hansen.
Special Events Hunter's Luncheon & Bazaar
Held on the first day of pheasant season from 10am-2pm. There's also a bake sale and craft tables.
Places to Visit The Wade House is a quaint old Danish home.
There's also a pretty old post rock school.
Churches Denmark Lutheran Church
Businesses Elsie's Herbs & Flowers   785-277-3440

Denmark is part of the Amazing 100 Miles.
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February 19, 2006 /

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