Alexander, Kansas

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Alexander, Kansas
Location within Rush County and Kansas
Location within Rush County and Kansas
KDOT map of Rush County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°28′10″N 99°33′11″W / 38.46944°N 99.55306°W / 38.46944; -99.55306Coordinates: 38°28′10″N 99°33′11″W / 38.46944°N 99.55306°W / 38.46944; -99.55306[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyRush
Founded1869
Incorporated1926
Area
 • Total0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation2,077 ft (633 m)
Population
 • Total65
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
60
 • Density250/sq mi (97/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67513
Area code785
FIPS code20-01050 [1]
GNIS ID0475598 [1]

Alexander is a city in Rush County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 65 people lived there.[5]

Geography[change | change source]

Alexander is at 38°28′10″N 99°33′11″W / 38.46944°N 99.55306°W / 38.46944; -99.55306 (38.469371, -99.552415).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2). All of it is land.[6]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930202
1940171−15.3%
19501889.9%
1960153−18.6%
1970129−15.7%
1980116−10.1%
199085−26.7%
200075−11.8%
201065−13.3%
2018 (est.)60[4]−7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 65 people, 31 households, and 20 families living in the city.[3]

Education[change | change source]

Alexander is served by USD 395 La Crosse Public Schools.[7]

Alexander High School was closed in 1966 through school unification. The Alexander High School mascot was Whippets.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Alexander, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Nov 1, 2019.
  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 4, 2019.
  5. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved September 16, 2011.
  6. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  7. "La Crosse Public Schools". USD 395.
  8. "Kansas' abandoned schools". The Hutchinson News. Retrieved 11 January 2017.

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