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LaHarpe, KS

LaHarpe, Kansas Facts:

County: Allen

Coverage Area (Total): 0.82 sq. miles

Elevation: 1,033 ft.

Population: 577

LaHarpe History

LaHarpe was established as a result of the Fort Scott, Wichita & Western Railroad laying tracks in the area. The town was platted, and a post office established, in 1881, and the discovery of natural gas in 1899 caused a population increase. By 1910, LaHarpe had some of the largest zinc smelters in the world, along with two banks, an opera house, a newspaper, and several other establishments.

LaHarpe Attractions

LaHarpe maintains a variety of attractions including:

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