Emmett, Kansas

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Emmett, Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°18′26″N 96°3′23″W / 39.30722°N 96.05639°W / 39.30722; -96.05639Coordinates: 39°18′26″N 96°3′23″W / 39.30722°N 96.05639°W / 39.30722; -96.05639
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyPottawatomie
Incorporated1920
Named forRobert Emmet
Area
 • Total0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 • Total191
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
190
 • Density960/sq mi (370/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66422
Area code785
FIPS code20-21100 [4]
GNIS ID0476257 [5]

Emmett is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 191 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

The first post office in Emmett was created in November 1905.[7] The community was named for Robert Emmet, an Irish nationalist.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Emmett is found at 39°18′26″N 96°03′23″W / 39.307092°N 96.056368°W / 39.307092; -96.056368 (39.307092, -96.056368).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930268
1940191−28.7%
1950143−25.1%
1960123−14.0%
197015626.8%
198022342.9%
1990165−26.0%
200027767.9%
2010191−31.0%
Est. 2016190[3]−0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Emmett is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 191 people, 71 households, and 43 families living in the city.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Emmett is a part of USD 321 Kaw Valley. High school students attend St. Marys Jr/Sr High School in St. Marys. The St. Marys High School mascot is Bears.[10][11]

Emmett High School was closed through school unification. The Emmett High School mascot was Emmett Eagles.[12]

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. 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 December 29, 2011.
  7. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  8. "Profile for Emmett, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. "Kaw Valley Online". USD 321. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  11. "St. Marys High School". St. Marys High School. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  12. "Flush Pushes Record to 9-0 With Win", The Manhattan Mercury, 12 January 1964, p.3.

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