Fort Dodge, Kansas

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Fort Dodge, Kansas
—  Unincorporated community  —
Fort Dodge, Kansas is located in Kansas
Fort Dodge, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°43′55″N 99°56′07″W / 37.73194°N 99.93528°W / 37.73194; -99.93528Coordinates: 37°43′55″N 99°56′07″W / 37.73194°N 99.93528°W / 37.73194; -99.93528
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyFord
Elevation2,464 ft (751 m)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code67843
Area code(s)620
GNIS feature ID473892[1]
 
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Fort Dodge, Kansas
—  Unincorporated community  —
Fort Dodge, Kansas is located in Kansas
Fort Dodge, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°43′55″N 99°56′07″W / 37.73194°N 99.93528°W / 37.73194; -99.93528Coordinates: 37°43′55″N 99°56′07″W / 37.73194°N 99.93528°W / 37.73194; -99.93528
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyFord
Elevation2,464 ft (751 m)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code67843
Area code(s)620
GNIS feature ID473892[1]

Fort Dodge is an unincorporated community in Ford County, Kansas, United States. Fort Dodge is located on U.S. Route 400 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Dodge City. Fort Dodge has a post office with ZIP code 67843.[2]

From 1865 to 1882, Fort Dodge was an outpost on the Santa Fe Trail.[3] After the fort closed, the site became the Kansas Soldiers' Home in 1890.[3]

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  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ a b "Fort Dodge, Kansas". Santa Fe Trail Research. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 

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