Strawn

Name:

Strawn

County:

Coffey

Zip Code:

66839

Latitude / Longitude:

38°16’N 95°44’W

Elevation:

1,102 ft (336 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

New Strawn is a city in Coffey County, Kansas, United States.

Remains:

The city of New Strawn came about when John Redmond Reservoir was built, causing the original town of Strawn to be claimed by the Army Corp of Engineers for flood . The old city of Strawn is usually available for exploration. The streets are still distinguishable, although the land was rescaped after the demolition of the buildings. The school at “old” Strawn had a two-room school with first through fourth grades in one room and fifth through eighth grade in the second room. Church services were held in the same building on Sunday.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

As of the 2010 census, the city population was 394.

Remarks:

New Strawn is noted in the  for the top-notch fishing in its city lake, and for its Fourth of July Fireworks show.