Burr Oak, Kansas

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Burr Oak, Kansas
Location within Jewell County and Kansas
Location within Jewell County and Kansas
KDOT map of Jewell County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°52′7″N 98°18′15″W / 39.86861°N 98.30417°W / 39.86861; -98.30417Coordinates: 39°52′7″N 98°18′15″W / 39.86861°N 98.30417°W / 39.86861; -98.30417
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyJewell
Area
 • Total0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Land0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,663 ft (507 m)
Population
 • Total174
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
158
 • Density210/sq mi (81/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66936
Area code785
FIPS code20-09525 [4]
GNIS ID0471870 [5]

Burr Oak is a city in Jewell County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 174 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Burr Oak was planned out in 1871. It was incorporated as a city in 1880.[7] It was named after the Burr Oak Creek.[8]

The first post office in Burr Oak was created in June 1871.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Burr Oak is at 39°52′7″N 98°18′15″W / 39.86861°N 98.30417°W / 39.86861; -98.30417 (39.868516, -98.304297).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.83 square miles (2.15 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880425
189059740.5%
190067112.4%
191074611.2%
1920638−14.5%
1930595−6.7%
1940560−5.9%
1950505−9.8%
1960473−6.3%
1970426−9.9%
1980366−14.1%
1990278−24.0%
2000265−4.7%
2010174−34.3%
Est. 2016158[3]−9.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 174 people, 93 households, and 50 families living in Burr Oak.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Burr Oak is part of USD 107 Rock Hills. Burr Oak became a part of Rock Hills USD 107 in Mankato in 2006. The Rock Hills High School mascot is Grizzlies.[11]

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 October 10, 2011.
  7. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 259.
  8. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 211.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. "Rock Hills". USD 107. Retrieved 1 January 2017.

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