Arma, Kansas

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Arma, Kansas
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°32′37″N 94°42′2″W / 37.54361°N 94.70056°W / 37.54361; -94.70056Coordinates: 37°32′37″N 94°42′2″W / 37.54361°N 94.70056°W / 37.54361; -94.70056
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyCrawford
Area
 • Total1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Land1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
1,014 ft (309 m)
Population
 • Total1,481
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,444
 • Density1,300/sq mi (500/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66712
Area code(s)620
FIPS code20-02375 [4]
GNIS ID0475148 [5]
Websitewww.armakansas.org

Arma is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States. The 2010, 1,481 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Arma was created in 1894.[7] It was named after W.F. Armacost, an early landowner.[8]

A post office was opened at Arma in 1891. It was used until it was closed in 1906.[9]

Arma was a station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[10]

Geography[change | change source]

Arma is at 37°32′37″N 94°42′2″W / 37.54361°N 94.70056°W / 37.54361; -94.70056 (37.543679, −94.700472).[11] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2). Of that, 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1] It is located about 6 minutes' drive north of Frontenac, and about 8 minutes' drive east of Girard.

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910327
19202,180566.7%
19302,004−8.1%
19401,615−19.4%
19501,334−17.4%
19601,296−2.8%
19701,3484.0%
19801,67624.3%
19901,542−8.0%
20001,529−0.8%
20101,481−3.1%
Est. 20161,444[3]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 1,481 people, 657 households, and 372 families living in Arma.[2]


Education[change | change source]

Arma is part of USD 246 Northeast.[12]

Before school unification, the Arma High School mascot was Bulldogs.[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  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 26, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2012.
  7. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 171.
  8. "Profile for Arma, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  10. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 101.
  11. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. "High School". USD 246. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  13. "Northeast High School Alumni". classmates. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

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