Chanute, Kansas

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Chanute, Kansas
Aerial view of Chanute (2013)
Aerial view of Chanute (2013)
Location within Neosho County and Kansas
Location within Neosho County and Kansas
KDOT map of Neosho County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°40′37″N 95°27′23″W / 37.67694°N 95.45639°W / 37.67694; -95.45639Coordinates: 37°40′37″N 95°27′23″W / 37.67694°N 95.45639°W / 37.67694; -95.45639
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyNeosho
Founded1872
Incorporated1873
Named forOctave Chanute
Area
 • Total7.15 sq mi (18.52 km2)
 • Land7.03 sq mi (18.21 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Elevation
958 ft (292 m)
Population
 • Total9,119
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
9,139
 • Density1,300/sq mi (490/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66720
Area code620
FIPS code20-12500
GNIS ID0484936[4]
WebsiteChanute.org

Chanute (/ʃəˈnt/) is a city in Neosho County, Kansas, United States. It was created on January 1, 1873. It was named after railroad engineer and aviation pioneer Octave Chanute.[5][6] In 2010, 9,119 people lived there.[7] The Neosho County Community College is in Chanute.

Geography[change | change source]

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 7.15 square miles (18.52 km2). Of that, 7.03 square miles (18.21 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

Climate data for Chanute Martin Johnson Airport (1981–2010 normals,[a] extremes 1894–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 75
(24)
83
(28)
95
(35)
96
(36)
99
(37)
108
(42)
116
(47)
113
(45)
107
(42)
98
(37)
89
(32)
77
(25)
116
(47)
Mean maximum °F (°C) 64.2
(17.9)
71.0
(21.7)
79.3
(26.3)
83.9
(28.8)
87.7
(30.9)
93.1
(33.9)
99.3
(37.4)
99.6
(37.6)
94.3
(34.6)
85.0
(29.4)
74.9
(23.8)
65.3
(18.5)
101.3
(38.5)
Average high °F (°C) 42.2
(5.7)
47.9
(8.8)
58.1
(14.5)
67.9
(19.9)
75.9
(24.4)
84.4
(29.1)
89.8
(32.1)
89.8
(32.1)
81.1
(27.3)
69.3
(20.7)
56.7
(13.7)
44.0
(6.7)
67.3
(19.6)
Average low °F (°C) 22.9
(−5.1)
26.9
(−2.8)
36.1
(2.3)
45.8
(7.7)
55.8
(13.2)
64.7
(18.2)
69.2
(20.7)
67.9
(19.9)
58.7
(14.8)
47.2
(8.4)
35.9
(2.2)
25.3
(−3.7)
46.5
(8.1)
Mean minimum °F (°C) 2.9
(−16.2)
6.3
(−14.3)
17.0
(−8.3)
28.1
(−2.2)
39.6
(4.2)
51.6
(10.9)
58.2
(14.6)
55.6
(13.1)
40.7
(4.8)
29.4
(−1.4)
18.5
(−7.5)
5.2
(−14.9)
−3.3
(−19.6)
Record low °F (°C) −23
(−31)
−16
(−27)
−4
(−20)
14
(−10)
28
(−2)
44
(7)
48
(9)
45
(7)
30
(−1)
17
(−8)
1
(−17)
−17
(−27)
−23
(−31)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.26
(32)
1.90
(48)
3.04
(77)
4.40
(112)
5.80
(147)
6.03
(153)
4.37
(111)
3.69
(94)
3.67
(93)
3.66
(93)
2.50
(64)
1.75
(44)
42.07
(1,069)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 5.9 6.3 8.7 9.8 11.7 11.6 7.8 7.2 7.5 8.5 7.0 6.9 98.9
Source: NOAA[8][9]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880887
18902,826218.6%
19004,20848.9%
19109,272120.3%
192010,28610.9%
193010,277−0.1%
194010,142−1.3%
195010,109−0.3%
196010,8497.3%
197010,341−4.7%
198010,5061.6%
19909,488−9.7%
20009,411−0.8%
20109,119−3.1%
Est. 20169,139[3]0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2012 Estimate[11]

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census[2] says that there were 9,119 people, 3,720 households, and 2,322 families living in Chanute.

Transportation[change | change source]

Bus[change | change source]

Bus service goes north towards Kansas City, Missouri. It also goes south towards Tulsa, Oklahoma. Buses are by Jefferson Lines (subcontractor of Greyhound Lines).[12][13]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mean monthly maxima and minima (i.e. the highest and lowest temperature readings during an entire month or year) calculated based on data at said location from 1981 to 2010.
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. Brackman, Barbara (1997). Kansas Trivia. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 12.
  6.  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Chanute" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 5 (Eleventh ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 849.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. "NowData – NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  9. "KS CHANUTE MARTIN JOHNSON AP". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  10. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved January 3, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  11. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. Jefferson Lines
  13. Greyhound Lines - Bus stops in Kansas Archived 2010-08-28 at the Wayback Machine

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