Bentley, Kansas

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Bentley, Kansas
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°53′11″N 97°31′2″W / 37.88639°N 97.51722°W / 37.88639; -97.51722Coordinates: 37°53′11″N 97°31′2″W / 37.88639°N 97.51722°W / 37.88639; -97.51722
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySedgwick
Founded1888 [1]
Incorporated1959 [1]
Named forOrsemus Bentley
Government
 • MayorRex Satterthwaite
Area
 • Total0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,388 ft (423 m)
Population
 • Total530
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
517
 • Density1,800/sq mi (680/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67016
Area code316
FIPS code20-06125[5]
GNIS ID0473672[6]
Websitebentleyks.com

Bentley is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 530 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

Bentley was planned out in 1888. This was when the Kansas Midland Railway was built to that point. It was named after Orsemus Hills Bentley, a railroad official.[1][8]

The first post office in Bentley was created in March 1888.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Bentley is at 37°53′11″N 97°31′2″W / 37.88639°N 97.51722°W / 37.88639; -97.51722 (37.886437, -97.517133).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2). All of it is land.[2]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960204
197026027.5%
198031119.6%
199036015.8%
20003682.2%
201053044.0%
Est. 2016517[4]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 530 people, 199 households, and 142 families living in Bently.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Town of Bentley - United States - City of Bentley". Town of Bentley - United States - City of Bentley. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  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. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  8. Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1910). History of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas: Past and Present. Windmill Publications. p. 619. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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