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History of Norton, Kansas, USA

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Norton, Kansas, USA

Norton, Norton, KS

Norton was founded in 1872. Like the county, it was named for Capt. Orloff Norton.

The first hotel was a log house, built in 1873.

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  • 1885 - Norton is incorporated


  • Norton, Kansas, USA
    Norton, Kans., Entrance to Elmwood Park, Ocean to Ocean Highway.
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  • 1895 - Norton
    Norton, a post-village, capital of Norton co., Kansas, on Prairie Dog Creek, 65 miles N. of Trego Station. It has a court-house, a grist-mill, and a...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Norton, a banking city, capital of Norton co., Kan., on Prairie Dog Creek and on the Burlington Route and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific R., 30 ...Read MORE...


  • News 1909 - 8 Tornadoes
    Norton, Kas., June 25 - Northwestern Norton county was devastated Thursday afternoon by eight tornadoes, which destroyed farm buildings, injured men...Read MORE...


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    High School
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  • Norton, Kansas, USA
    Brooks Motel
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Norton, Kans., Entrance to Elmwood Park, Ocean to Ocean Highway.
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High School
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Brooks Motel
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  • 1885 - Norton is incorporated
  • 1895 - Norton
    Norton, a post-village, capital of Norton co., Kansas, on Prairie Dog Creek, 65 miles N. of Trego Station. It has a court-house, a grist-mill, and a... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Norton, a banking city, capital of Norton co., Kan., on Prairie Dog Creek and on the Burlington Route and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific R., 30 ... Read MORE...

  • News  1909 - 8 Tornadoes
    Norton, Kas., June 25 - Northwestern Norton county was devastated Thursday afternoon by eight tornadoes, which destroyed farm buildings, injured men... Read MORE...

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