Carlton, Kansas

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Carlton, Kansas
Location within Dickinson County and Kansas
Location within Dickinson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Dickinson County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°41′14″N 97°17′36″W / 38.68722°N 97.29333°W / 38.68722; -97.29333Coordinates: 38°41′14″N 97°17′36″W / 38.68722°N 97.29333°W / 38.68722; -97.29333[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyDickinson
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
Area
 • Total0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,316 ft (401 m)
Population
 • Total42
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
42
 • Density250/sq mi (95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67448
Area code785
FIPS code20-10675 [1][5]
GNIS ID476970 [1][6]

Carlton is a city in Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 42 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

Carlton was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[8]

A post office was opened in Carlton in 1872, and remained in operation until it was closed in 1995.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Carlton is at 38°41′12″N 97°17′38″W / 38.68667°N 97.29389°W / 38.68667; -97.29389 (38.686786, -97.294015).[10]

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2). All of it is land.[2]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890121
1930138
1940101−26.8%
195076−24.8%
1960782.6%
197040−48.7%
19804922.5%
199039−20.4%
200038−2.6%
20104210.5%
Est. 201642[4]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 42 people, 16 households, and 14 families living in Carlton.[3]

Education[change | change source]

Carlton is a part of USD 473 Chapman. The Chapman High School mascot is Chapman Fighting Irish.[11][12]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Carlton, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  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. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 288.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on September 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. USD 473
  12. Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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