Colony is a small community located along the trail in southern Anderson County. It had a population of 408 as of the 2010 census. Colony was founded in 1870 on an eminence known as High Divide or Ozark Ridge, dividing the waters of the Arkansas and Missouri rivers. It is the highest point in elevation on the trail.
Colony is at mile marker 98.8.
Colony is the hometown of novelist and poet Max Yoho, who was born in 1934, and pedaled his bicycle around Colony carefully observing small town Midwestern life. Two of of Yoho’s novels, The Revival and The Moon Butter Route, are set in the town of “Epic”, which bear’s a striking resemblance to Yoho’s hometown.
Directions North and South From Colony
Services along the Prairie Spirit Trail in Colony
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|Colony Hi Point Cafe and Convenience Store|
210 E Broad St, Colony, Kansas 66015
|Jeanie's Colony Foods|
212 E Broad St, Colony, Kansas 66015
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