Crawford County, Kansas
 
 

Brazilton

 

Founded in 1882 by Thomas Brazil and Harry M. Clark. It was named after Brazil who was the owner of the land that the town was located.

 

More About Brazilton

"Brazilton is located on the N. T., I. & M. R. R., eight miles from Girard. It has been started since the building of the railroad. It is destined to be an important town; it already contains two stores, a lumber yard, about twelve houses and fifty inhabitants. Thomas Brazil and H. M. Clark own the town site; W. H. Ryan is the Postmaster. About fifty car loads of grain were shipped from this station in 1882." - History of the State of Kansas, William G. Cutler, 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL
 
"Located about half way between Girard and Walnut, on the Santa Fe Railroad, is the village of Brazilton. Considerable stock, grain, hay and poultry are shipped from this point. The town is supplied with postoffice, stores, hotel, blacksmith shops, schools and churches. Farming is extensively carried on around the town, the soil being of excellent quality. The town is growing slowly." - A Twentiety Century History and Biographical Record of Crawford County, KS, Home Authors, 1905 by Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, IL
Map of Brazilton, "The Official State Atlas of Kansas," L. H. Everts & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1887