Bucklin, Kansas

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Bucklin, Kansas
Water tower in Bucklin (2011)
Water tower in Bucklin (2011)
Location within Ford County and Kansas
Location within Ford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Ford County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°32′53″N 99°38′6″W / 37.54806°N 99.63500°W / 37.54806; -99.63500Coordinates: 37°32′53″N 99°38′6″W / 37.54806°N 99.63500°W / 37.54806; -99.63500
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyFord
Platted1885
Incorporated1909
Area
 • Total0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
2,405 ft (733 m)
Population
 • Total794
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
780
 • Density1,300/sq mi (520/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67834
Area code620
FIPS code20-09000 [4]
GNIS ID0474249 [5]
Websitebucklinks.com

Bucklin is a city in Ford County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 794 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Bucklin was originally called Corbitt. It was planned out in 1885. It was renamed Bucklin in 1887. It was named after Bucklin Township.[7]

Bucklin was incorporated in 1909. It was at the junction of two railroads.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Bucklin is at 37°32′53″N 99°38′6″W / 37.54806°N 99.63500°W / 37.54806; -99.63500 (37.547942, -99.635001).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2). Of that, 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

Bucklin has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Bucklin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910696
192083520.0%
19309179.8%
1940832−9.3%
1950824−1.0%
1960752−8.7%
19707712.5%
19807861.9%
1990710−9.7%
20007252.1%
20107949.5%
Est. 2016780[3]−1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 794 people, 287 households, and 204 families living in Bucklin.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Bucklin is part of USD 459 Bucklin.[11]

Famous people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. 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 July 20, 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. 190.
  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. 246.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. Climate Summary for Bucklin, Kansas
  11. "Bucklin USD 459". USD 459. Retrieved 5 January 2017.

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