Augusta, Kansas

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Augusta, Kansas
Location within Butler County and Kansas
Location within Butler County and Kansas
KDOT map of Butler County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°41′12″N 96°58′36″W / 37.68667°N 96.97667°W / 37.68667; -96.97667Coordinates: 37°41′12″N 96°58′36″W / 37.68667°N 96.97667°W / 37.68667; -96.97667[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyButler
Founded1868
Incorporated1871
Named forAugusta James
Government
 • City ManagerJosh Shaw
Area
 • Total4.75 sq mi (12.30 km2)
 • Land4.23 sq mi (10.96 km2)
 • Water0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
Elevation1,273 ft (388 m)
Population
 • Total9,274
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
9,321
 • Density2,000/sq mi (750/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67010
Area code316
FIPS code20-03300 [1]
GNIS ID474806 [1]
Websiteaugustaks.org

Augusta is a city in Butler County, Kansas, United States.[1] In 2010, 9,274 people lived there.[5]

Geography[change | change source]

Augusta is at 37°41′33″N 96°58′48″W / 37.69250°N 96.98000°W / 37.69250; -96.98000 (37.692425, -96.979886),[6] at the confluence of the Walnut and Whitewater Rivers. It is along the western edge of Butler County. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 4.75 square miles (12.30 km2). Of that, 4.23 square miles (10.96 km2) is land and 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2) is water.[2]

Climate[change | change source]

Augusta has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Augusta has a humid subtropical climate. it is abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880922
18901,34345.7%
19001,197−10.9%
19101,2353.2%
19204,219241.6%
19304,033−4.4%
19403,821−5.3%
19504,48317.3%
19606,43443.5%
19705,977−7.1%
19806,96816.6%
19907,87613.0%
20008,4236.9%
20109,27410.1%
Est. 20169,321[4]0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census[3] says that there were 9,274 people, 3,669 households, and 2,448 families living in Augusta.

Education[change | change source]

Augusta is part of the Augusta USD 402 public school district.

Media[change | change source]

Augusta has the Butler County Times-Gazette newspaper. They publish once every 3 weeks. It covers Augusta and neighboring towns.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Augusta, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. Climate Summary for Augusta, Kansas

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