Burlingame, Kansas

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Burlingame, Kansas
U.S. post office in Burlingame (2009)
U.S. post office in Burlingame (2009)
Location within Osage County and Kansas
Location within Osage County and Kansas
KDOT map of Osage County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°45′3″N 95°50′9″W / 38.75083°N 95.83583°W / 38.75083; -95.83583Coordinates: 38°45′3″N 95°50′9″W / 38.75083°N 95.83583°W / 38.75083; -95.83583[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyOsage
Incorporated1861
Named forAnson Burlingame
Government
 • MayorVikki DeMars[2]
Area
 • Total0.89 sq mi (2.31 km2)
 • Land0.89 sq mi (2.31 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,073 ft (327 m)
Population
 • Total934
 • Estimate 
(2016)[5]
888
 • Density1,000/sq mi (400/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66413
Area code785
FIPS code20-09350 [6]
GNIS ID0479434 [7]
Websiteburlingameks.com

Burlingame is a city in Osage County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 934 people lived there.[8]

History[change | change source]

Burlingame City Hall (2009)

Burlingame was originally created as Council City and was an stop on the Santa Fe Trail. The Council City post office was opened on April 30, 1855.[9] The city and post office name was changed from Council City to Burlingame on January 30, 1858. It was named after Anson Burlingame.[10]

During the American Civil War the townspeople built a stone fort in the middle of the town. Burlingame's Fort was torn down after the war.[11]

Geography[change | change source]

Burlingame is on U.S. Route 56, about 20 miles (32 km) south of Topeka. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.89 square miles (2.31 km2). All of it is land.[3]

Climate[change | change source]

Burlingame has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Burlingame has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[12]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870655
18801,370109.2%
18901,4727.4%
19001,436−2.4%
19101,422−1.0%
19201,330−6.5%
19301,127−15.3%
19401,019−9.6%
19501,0654.5%
19601,1518.1%
1970999−13.2%
19801,23924.0%
19901,074−13.3%
20001,017−5.3%
2010934−8.2%
Est. 2016888[5]−4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

Burlingame is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 934 people, 404 households, and 250 families living in Burlingame.[4]

Famous people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. "Vikki DeMars, Mayor, City of Burlingame". League of Kansas Municipalities. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices Database", The Kansas Historical Society
  10. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 255.
  11. "Burlingame Description". MapQuest. 2018 MAPQUEST TOMTOM. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  12. Climate Summary for Burlingame, Kansas

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