Kingman, Kansas

human settlement in Kingman County, Kansas, United States of America

Kingman is a city in Kingman County, Kansas, United States.[7] It is also the county seat of Kingman County. In 2010, 3,177 people lived there.[8]

Kingman, Kansas
Downtown Kingman (2009)
Downtown Kingman (2009)
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389Coordinates: 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyKingman
TownshipKingman
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorMark Arensdorf [1]
 • City ManagerGreg Graffman [1]
Area
 • Total3.53 sq mi (9.14 km2)
 • Land3.52 sq mi (9.12 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 • Total3,177
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
3,000
 • Density900/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67068
Area code620
FIPS code20-36950 [5]
GNIS ID0473965 [6]
WebsiteCityOfKingman.com

HistoryEdit

Kingman was planned out in 1874.[9] It was named for Samuel A. Kingman, chief justice of the supreme court.[10]

GeographyEdit

Kingman is at 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389 (37.647024, -98.113805).[11] The United States Census Bureau says taht the city has a total area of 3.53 square miles (9.14 km2). Of that, 3.52 square miles (9.12 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]

ClimateEdit

Kingman has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Kingman has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[12]

PeopleEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
18902,390
19001,785−25.3%
19102,57044.0%
19202,407−6.3%
19302,75214.3%
19403,21316.8%
19503,200−0.4%
19603,58211.9%
19703,6221.1%
19803,563−1.6%
19903,196−10.3%
20003,3876.0%
20103,177−6.2%
Est. 20163,000[4]−5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 censusEdit

The 2010 census says that there were 3,177 people, 1,346 households, and 810 families living in Kingman.[3]

TransportationEdit

Bus service is provided daily east to Wichita, Kansas and west to Pueblo, Colorado by BeeLine Express (subcontractor of Greyhound Lines).[13][14]

Famous peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kingman - Directory of Public Officials Archived 2011-12-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  8. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  9. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History. Standard Publishing Company. p. 72.
  10. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 215.
  11. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. Climate Summary for Kingman, Kansas
  13. BeeLine Express
  14. Greyhound Lines

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