Bluff City, Kansas

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Bluff City, Kansas
Location within Harper County and Kansas
Location within Harper County and Kansas
KDOT map of Harper County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°4′32″N 97°52′31″W / 37.07556°N 97.87528°W / 37.07556; -97.87528Coordinates: 37°4′32″N 97°52′31″W / 37.07556°N 97.87528°W / 37.07556; -97.87528
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyHarper
Founded1879 (approx)
Incorporated1887
Area
 • Total0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,237 ft (377 m)
Population
 • Total65
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
60
 • Density120/sq mi (46/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67018
Area code620
FIPS code20-07775 [4]
GNIS ID0470101 [5]

Bluff City is a city in Harper County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 65 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Bluff City was created about 1879.[7] The city was named after Bluff Creek, which goes near it.[8]

Bluff City was a station and shipping point on the Kansas Southwestern Railway.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Bluff City is at 37°4′32″N 97°52′31″W / 37.07556°N 97.87528°W / 37.07556; -97.87528 (37.075671, -97.875376).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Weather[change | change source]

Bluff City has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bluff City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[11]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890194
19002003.1%
191030753.5%
1920272−11.4%
1930233−14.3%
19402528.2%
1950172−31.7%
1960152−11.6%
1970109−28.3%
198095−12.8%
199069−27.4%
20008015.9%
201065−18.7%
Est. 201660[3]−7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 65 people, 29 households, and 13 families living in Bluff City.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Bluff City is a part of USD 361 Chaparral Schools.[12]

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 March 6, 2011.
  7. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 202.
  8. "Profile for Bluff City, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  9. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 199.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. Climate Summary for Bluff City, Kansas
  12. "Anthony-Harper". USD 361. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

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