Coldwater Centennial Notebook, Comanche County, Kansas....
"The town of Coldwater is located in parts of four sections. The legal description is the SW1/4 of Section 7, the NW1/4 of Section 18 in Township 32, Range 18 west; and the SE1/4 of Section 12, the NE Section 13 in Township 32, Range 19 west.
There are several accounts of people in the area before it was chartered as the town of Coldwater. If they did not actually walk within what is now the city limits, they were close. In 1843, Col. Jacob Snively and 176 mounted Texans crossed from the northern Oklahoma line to the Arkansas (river), in southwest Edwards County. He was in pursuit of Mexican traders who had robbed Texas citizens....." -- Coldwater Centennial Notebook - Commanche County, Kansas
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