Clyde, Kansas

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Clyde, Kansas
Location within Cloud County and Kansas
Location within Cloud County and Kansas
KDOT map of Cloud County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°35′30″N 97°23′52″W / 39.59167°N 97.39778°W / 39.59167; -97.39778Coordinates: 39°35′30″N 97°23′52″W / 39.59167°N 97.39778°W / 39.59167; -97.39778
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyCloud
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
Area
 • Total0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Land0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,296 ft (395 m)
Population
 • Total716
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
684
 • Density1,100/sq mi (410/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66938
Area code785
FIPS code20-14475 [4]
GNIS ID473351 [5]
WebsiteClydeKansas.org

Clyde is a city in Cloud County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 716 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Clyde was planned out in 1867 that makes it the oldest town in Cloud County.[7][8] It was named after the River Clyde, in Scotland.[9][10][11] According to another source, it was named for Clyde, Ohio[12] (which also is named indirectly for the River Clyde.)

Clyde experienced growth in 1877 when the Central Branch Railroad was built through it.[13]

Geography[change | change source]

Clyde is at 39°35′30″N 97°23′52″W / 39.59167°N 97.39778°W / 39.59167; -97.39778 (39.591694, -97.397833).[14]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Demographics[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880956
18901,13718.9%
19001,1571.8%
19101,057−8.6%
19201,0630.6%
19301,17410.4%
19401,060−9.7%
19501,0670.7%
19601,025−3.9%
1970946−7.7%
1980909−3.9%
1990793−12.8%
2000740−6.7%
2010716−3.2%
2016 (est.)684[3]−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 716 people, 297 households, and 194 families living in the city.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Clyde is part of the Clifton-Clyde Unified School District 224.[15] The school district includes Clifton, Clyde, Vining, Ames, St. Joseph, and nearby rural areas of Clay, Cloud, Washington counties. The district has three schools:

  • Clifton-Clyde Senior High School, in Clyde.
  • Clifton-Clyde Middle School, in Clifton.
  • Clifton-Clyde Grade School, in Clifton.

The Clifton-Clyde High School mascot is Eagles. Before to school unification in 1981, the Clyde High School mascot was Bluejays.[16]

The Clifton Cardinals won the state 1A football championship in 1969

The Clyde Bluejays won the Kansas State High School 1A Football championship in 1977[17] and the boys 1A Basketball championship in 1979.[18]

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. 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 July 31, 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. 376.
  8. "Cloud County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  9. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 163.
  10. Hollibaugh, E. F. (1903). Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas: Biographies of Representative Citizens. Illustrated with Portraits of Prominent People, Cuts of Homes, Stock, Etc. Wilson, Humphrey & Company. p. 398.
  11. "Profile for Clyde, Kansas". ePodunk. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  12. Kansas Place-Names, John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 273 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7
  13. Hollibaugh, E. F. (1903). Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas: Biographies of Representative Citizens. Illustrated with Portraits of Prominent People, Cuts of Homes, Stock, Etc. Wilson, Humphrey & Company. p. 399.
  14. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  15. USD 224
  16. "North Central Wins District", The Belleville Telescope, 8 March 1973, p.7.
  17. "Football". KSHSAA. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  18. "Basketball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  19. Sadliers' Catholic Directory, Almanac and Ordo. D. & J. Sadlier & Company. 1875-01-01.
  20. Hollibaugh, E. F. (1903-01-01). Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas: Biographies of Representative Citizens. Illustrated with Portraits of Prominent People, Cuts of Homes, Stock, Etc. Wilson, Humphrey & Company.

Other websites[change | change source]

City
Schools
  • Clifton-Clyde USD 224, local school district
Historical
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