Burlington, Kansas

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Burlington, Kansas
Welcome sign on north side of town (2013)
Welcome sign on north side of town (2013)
Location within Coffey County and Kansas
Location within Coffey County and Kansas
KDOT map of Coffey County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°11′40″N 95°44′44″W / 38.19444°N 95.74556°W / 38.19444; -95.74556Coordinates: 38°11′40″N 95°44′44″W / 38.19444°N 95.74556°W / 38.19444; -95.74556
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyCoffey
Area
 • Total2.21 sq mi (5.72 km2)
 • Land2.20 sq mi (5.70 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,033 ft (315 m)
Population
 • Total2,674
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
2,610
 • Density1,200/sq mi (470/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66839
Area code620
FIPS code20-09400 [4]
GNIS feature ID0477861 [5]
Websiteburlingtonkansas.gov

Burlington is a city in Coffey County, Kansas, United States.[6] It is also the county seat of Coffey County. In 2010, 2,674 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

Burlington was created in 1857.[8] It was named after Burlington, Vermont, the native home of one of its creators.[9]

The first post office in Burlington was created in 1858. It was taken from the town of Hampden.[10]

Geography[change | change source]

Burlington is at 38°11′40″N 95°44′44″W / 38.19444°N 95.74556°W / 38.19444; -95.74556 (38.194420, -95.745532).[11] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 2.21 square miles (5.72 km2). Of that, 2.20 square miles (5.70 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

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

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860118
1870960713.6%
18802,011109.5%
18902,23911.3%
19002,4188.0%
19102,180−9.8%
19202,2362.6%
19302,2731.7%
19402,3794.7%
19502,304−3.2%
19602,113−8.3%
19702,099−0.7%
19802,90138.2%
19902,735−5.7%
20002,7902.0%
20102,674−4.2%
2016 (est.)2,610[3]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 2,674 people, 1,138 households, and 699 families residing in the city.[2]

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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. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  8. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 164.
  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. 257.
  10. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  11. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. Climate Summary for Burlington, Kansas

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