Bonner Springs, Kansas

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Bonner Springs, Kansas
Official logo of Bonner Springs, Kansas
Location within Wyandotte County and Kansas
Location within Wyandotte County and Kansas
Coordinates: 39°3′35″N 94°53′1″W / 39.05972°N 94.88361°W / 39.05972; -94.88361Coordinates: 39°3′35″N 94°53′1″W / 39.05972°N 94.88361°W / 39.05972; -94.88361[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountiesWyandotte, Johnson, Leavenworth
Settled1812
Platted1855
Incorporated1898
Named forRobert E. Bonner
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
Area
 • Total15.99 sq mi (41.42 km2)
 • Land15.63 sq mi (40.49 km2)
 • Water0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
Elevation873 ft (266 m)
Population
 • Total7,314
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
7,665
 • Density460/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66012
Area code913
FIPS code20-07975[1]
GNIS ID0478865[1][5]
Websitebonnersprings.org

Bonner Springs is a city in Wyandotte, Leavenworth, and Johnson counties, Kansas, United States. It is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.[1] In 2010, 7,314 people lived there.[6] In 2016, the estimated amount of people was 7,665.[4] Bonner Springs became a city on November 10, 1898.[7]:321

Geography[change | change source]

Bonner Springs is at 39°03′35″N 94°53′01″W / 39.0597260°N 94.8835754°W / 39.0597260; -94.8835754 (39.0597260, −94.8835754),[1][2] mostly north of the Kansas River. It is mainly in southwestern Wyandotte County. There are small parts of the city going west into Leavenworth County and south across the Kansas River into Johnson County. It is bordered to the north by Kansas City, Kansas, to the east by Edwardsville, and to the south across the Kansas River by Shawnee. Interstate 70, goes through the northern part of the city. I-70 goes east 17 miles (27 km) to Kansas City, Missouri, and west 21 miles (34 km) to Lawrence. US-73 goes north 16 miles (26 km) to Leavenworth, and K-7 goes south to Olathe. K-32 goes through the center of Bonner Springs close to the Kansas River. It goes east 4 miles (6 km) into Edwardsville and west 10 miles (16 km) to Linwood.

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 15.99 square miles (41.42 km2). Of that, 15.98 square miles (41.40 km2) are land and 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), or 2.26%, are water.[2]

Climate[change | change source]

Bonner Springs has a humid continental climate. They have hot, humid summers and cold, dry winters.[8]

Climate data for Bonner Springs, Kansas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 74
(23)
81
(27)
85
(29)
91
(33)
95
(35)
105
(41)
114
(46)
107
(42)
106
(41)
98
(37)
84
(29)
76
(24)
114
(46)
Average high °F (°C) 38
(3)
45
(7)
56
(13)
67
(19)
76
(24)
84
(29)
89
(32)
88
(31)
80
(27)
69
(21)
54
(12)
42
(6)
67
(19)
Average low °F (°C) 20
(−7)
25
(−4)
35
(2)
45
(7)
55
(13)
64
(18)
69
(21)
67
(19)
58
(14)
47
(8)
35
(2)
24
(−4)
45
(7)
Record low °F (°C) −18
(−28)
−12
(−24)
−8
(−22)
13
(−11)
30
(−1)
43
(6)
48
(9)
46
(8)
30
(−1)
18
(−8)
1
(−17)
−22
(−30)
−22
(−30)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.26
(32)
1.27
(32)
2.74
(70)
3.78
(96)
5.41
(137)
5.22
(133)
4.03
(102)
3.56
(90)
4.69
(119)
3.48
(88)
2.97
(75)
1.76
(45)
40.17
(1,020)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.70
(14.5)
4.00
(10.2)
2.90
(7.4)
0.50
(1.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1.10
(2.8)
3.00
(7.6)
17.20
(43.7)
Source: [9]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900609
19101,447137.6%
19201,59910.5%
19301,83714.9%
19401,8370.0%
19502,27724.0%
19603,17139.3%
19703,88422.5%
19806,26661.3%
19906,4132.3%
20006,7685.5%
20107,3148.1%
Est. 20167,665[4]4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2013 Estimate[11]

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census[3] says that there were 7,314 people, 2,810 households, and 1,917 families living in Bonner Springs.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Bonner Springs, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "2017 US Gazetteer files: Places: Kansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  6. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Bonner Springs city, Kansas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  7. Morgan, Perl Wilbur (1911). History of Wyandotte County, Kansas: And Its People, Volume 1. The Lewis Publishing Company.
  8. Peel, M. C., Finlayson, B. L., and McMahon, T. A.: Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1633–1644, doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007, 2007.
  9. [1]
  10. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved October 24, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  11. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2014.

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