Abbyville, Kansas

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Abbyville, Kansas
Location within Reno County and Kansas
Location within Reno County and Kansas
KDOT map of Reno County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°58′14″N 98°12′14″W / 37.97056°N 98.20389°W / 37.97056; -98.20389Coordinates: 37°58′14″N 98°12′14″W / 37.97056°N 98.20389°W / 37.97056; -98.20389
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyReno
Incorporated1924
Area
 • Total0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Land0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,654 ft (504 m)
Population
 • Total87
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
85
 • Density320/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67510
Area code620
FIPS code20-00100[4]
GNIS ID0473627[5]

Abbyville is a city in Reno County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 87 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Abbyville was a station on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[7] The town was named after Abby McLean, the first baby born there.[8]

The first post office in Abbyville was created in 1886. It was moved from Salt Creek.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Abbyville is at 37°58′14″N 98°12′14″W / 37.97056°N 98.20389°W / 37.97056; -98.20389 (37.970619, -98.203764).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2). All of it is land.[11]

Weather[change | change source]

Abbyville has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Abbyville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[12]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930147
1940138−6.1%
195099−28.3%
196011819.2%
197014321.2%
1980123−14.0%
199014013.8%
2000128−8.6%
201087−32.0%
Est. 201885[3]−2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 87 people, 42 households, and 29 families living in Abbyville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Nov 1, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  7. Gannett, Henry (1898). A Gazetteer of Kansas. Govt. Print. Off. p. 23.
  8. "Profile for Abbyville, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  12. Climate Summary for Abbyville, Kansas

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