Brewster, Kansas

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Brewster, Kansas
Location within Thomas County and Kansas
Location within Thomas County and Kansas
KDOT map of Thomas County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°21′46″N 101°22′36″W / 39.36278°N 101.37667°W / 39.36278; -101.37667Coordinates: 39°21′46″N 101°22′36″W / 39.36278°N 101.37667°W / 39.36278; -101.37667
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyThomas
Incorporated1920
Named forL.D. Brewster
Area
 • Total0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
3,428 ft (1,045 m)
Population
 • Total305
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
300
 • Density1,200/sq mi (460/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67732
Area code785
FIPS code20-08425 [4]
GNIS ID0471255 [5]
Websitebrewsterkansas.com

Brewster is a city in Thomas County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 305 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Brewster was named after L. D. Brewster, a railroad official.[7] Brewster was a station and shipping point on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.[8]

The first post office in Brewster was created in September 1888.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Brewster is at 39°21′46″N 101°22′36″W / 39.362878°N 101.376552°W / 39.362878; -101.376552 (39.362878, -101.376552).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Weather[change | change source]

The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Brewster has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[11]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930487
1940408−16.2%
195046714.5%
1960317−32.1%
19703200.9%
19803272.2%
1990296−9.5%
2000285−3.7%
20103057.0%
Est. 2016300[3]−1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 305 people, 122 households, and 87 families living in Brewster.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Brewster is a part of USD 314 Brewster.[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 September 1, 2011.
  7. Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 27.
  8. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 233.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. Climate Summary for Brewster, Kansas
  12. "Brewster USD 314". USD 314. Retrieved 6 January 2017.

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