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Lost Springs, Kansas

Founded: 1887
Population: 106 (1990)
Elevation: 1490 feet
Latitude: 38° 33' 58" N
Longitude: 96° 57' 58" W
ZIP code: 66859
Area Code: 785

Lost Springs is located in northeastern Marion [MN] county. The city park has an impressive red stone marker (with bronze plaque) describing the Santa Fe Trail which passed though here. A few miles west of Lost Springs is the site of the old Lost Spring, a well-known campsite on the Santa Fe trail.

Highway 77 runs just east of town, and the UP and AT&SF railoads intersect at the northeast corner of town.

Schools

USD 397 - Centre Schools (785) 983-4304 usd397@teen.k12.ks.us
250 S Berry / Box 38 / Lost Springs, KS 66859-0088

Places to visit in Lost Springs

  • The school in Lost Springs has a rock wall around the schoolyard and an old school bell in front.
  • Dining Out in Lost Springs

  • Al's Cafe, (785) 983-4827, has been serving good Mexican food to people from as far away as Wichita for many years.
  • References

    Explore Marion county or visit other Kansas Cities & Towns

    April 2, 2001 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / towns@kslib.info

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