Esbon, Kansas

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Esbon, Kansas
Location within Jewell County and Kansas
Location within Jewell County and Kansas
KDOT map of Jewell County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°49′22″N 98°26′2″W / 39.82278°N 98.43389°W / 39.82278; -98.43389Coordinates: 39°49′22″N 98°26′2″W / 39.82278°N 98.43389°W / 39.82278; -98.43389
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyJewell
Area
 • Total0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,844 ft (562 m)
Population
 • Total99
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
94
 • Density320/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66941
Area code785
FIPS code20-21600 [4]
GNIS ID0471981 [5]

Esbon is a city in Jewell County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 99 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Esbon was planned out in 1873.[7] It was incorporated as a city in 1904.[8]

The first post office in Esbon was created in January 1874.[9]

Esbon was a shipping point on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Esbon is at 39°49′22″N 98°26′2″W / 39.82278°N 98.43389°W / 39.82278; -98.43389 (39.822656, -98.433762).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910347
19203758.1%
1930319−14.9%
1940292−8.5%
1950278−4.8%
1960237−14.7%
1970206−13.1%
198023413.6%
1990167−28.6%
2000148−11.4%
201099−33.1%
Est. 201694[3]−5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 99 people, 52 households, and 24 families living in the city.[2]

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 March 6, 2011.
  7. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 211.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 597.
  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.

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