Oberlin, Kansas

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Oberlin is a city in Decatur County, Kansas, United States. The population was 1,994 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Decatur County[4].

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History

On September 30, 1878, Northern Cheyenne fleeing from Indian Territory to their homes in the north, the Northern Cheyenne Exodus, attacked homesteaders near Oberlin, then a tiny hamlet. The Last Indian Raid in Kansas room in the Decatur County Museum and a monument in the town cemetery near the graves of the victims commemorate those depredations.[5][6] Oberlin was platted as a town in 1878.[7]

Geography

Oberlin is located at 39°49′16″N 100°31′42″W / 39.82111°N 100.52833°W / 39.82111; -100.52833Coordinates: 39°49′16″N 100°31′42″W / 39.82111°N 100.52833°W / 39.82111; -100.52833 (39.821235, -100.528369)[8]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²), all of it land.

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