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Hell's Half Acre

Also known as Devil's Half Acre


Hell's Half Acre, Comanche County, Kansas.

Sun City, the closest town to Hell's Half Acre, is located in Barber County, Kansas.

Image from an undated postcard.
Hell's Half Acre, Comanche County, Kansas.
Sun City, the closest town to Hell's Half Acre, is located in Barber County, Kansas.
Image from an undated postcard

Hell's Half Acre, Comanche County, Kansas.

Photo from the collection of Walter and Billie Smith, courtesy of Nancy Smith.
Hell's Half Acre, Comanche County, Kansas.
Photo from the collection of Walter & Billie Smith, courtesy of Nancy Smith.


For those reading this web page who are interested in visiting Hell's Half Acre: It is on privately owned land. Trespassing is a crime. Check with the local courthouse for the landowner's name, then follow up by letter or telephone with the landowner to get permission to visit the land before you do so.


Also see:

Mineral Resources of Comanche County, The Western Star, February 18, 1938.

Coal & Salt Deposits, 1884 - 1888 articles, Comanche County, Kansas

Cowboy Rock near Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Natural Bridge, which was near Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Gypsum Quarries, Mines and Mills in Barber County, Kansas

Kansas Geological Survey - THE web site about Kansas geology.

Photos from Comanche County - Kansas Geological Survey

Data from Comanche County - Kansas Geological Survey


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