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Santa Fe Depot In 1886 the first iron horse, the train, thundered into Stafford. The line was the Chicago-Kansas and Western. This was changed to the Santa Fe ten years later.

The AT&SF railroad runs east/west across Stafford County passing through town and not stopping at the depot anymore. The Union Pacific also has track here, once part of the Missouri-Pacific, but it has been abandoned.



Come visit us in Stafford, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Memorial Library

The Nora E. Larabee Memorial Library is a memorial to the only daughter of two of the town's leading citizens. The building is built of red brick, and has beautiful beveled glass windows, gargoyle rain spouts, 20

Stafford, KS Historic Buildings

Santa Fe Depot

In 1886 the first iron horse, the train, thundered into Stafford. The line was the Chicago-Kansas and Western. This was changed to the Santa Fe ten years later. The AT&SF railroad runs east/

Stafford, KS Railroad History

Stafford County Historical Museum

This 21-room museum depicts the Stafford County's history through artifacts dating from the 1800's to the present. A wealth of regional data is maintained in the genealogical libray.

Stafford, KS Museums

Stafford County Country Club

Stafford County Country Club is a 9 hole golf course with grass greens. It's open to the public; pay when you play. For groups it'

Stafford, KS Golf Courses


Things to do Railroad History near Stafford, KS