Bassett, Kansas

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Bassett, Kansas
Location within Allen County and Kansas
Location within Allen County and Kansas
KDOT map of Allen County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°54′14″N 95°24′29″W / 37.90389°N 95.40806°W / 37.90389; -95.40806Coordinates: 37°54′14″N 95°24′29″W / 37.90389°N 95.40806°W / 37.90389; -95.40806
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyAllen
TownshipIola
Incorporated1903
Area
 • Total0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
981 ft (299 m)
Population
 • Total14
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
14
 • Density160/sq mi (61/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66749 (Iola)
Area code620
FIPS code20-04450 [4]
GNIS ID0474493 [5]

Bassett is a city in Allen County, Kansas, United States. It is situated along the Neosho River. In 2010, 14 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Bassett was created in 1903. The next year, the Bassett and Concreto extensions were made to the Iola Electric Railroad street car line. In 1914, the first concrete road in Kansas was created in Bassett.[7]

Geography[change | change source]

Bassett is at 37°54′14″N 95°24′29″W / 37.90389°N 95.40806°W / 37.90389; -95.40806 (37.904017, -95.408005).[8] The city is east of the Neosho River along the south bank of Elm Creek in Iola Township. It is next to the southern border of the city of Iola (the county seat). Lake Bassola is east of the city. The city is less than two miles southwest of the interchange between U.S. Routes 54 and 169.

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2). Of that, 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Weather[change | change source]

Bassett has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Bassett has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[9]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910415
1920319−23.1%
1930194−39.2%
1940124−36.1%
1950117−5.6%
196067−42.7%
197062−7.5%
198031−50.0%
199020−35.5%
20002210.0%
201014−36.4%
Est. 201614[3]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 14 people, 5 households, and 4 families living in Bassett.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  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 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 21, 2011. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
  7. Toland, David C. "Time Line of Allen County, Kansas (1803–1992)". Retrieved 2007-12-15.
  8. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. Climate Summary for Bassett, Kansas

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