Fulton, Kansas

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Fulton, Kansas
Location within Bourbon County and Kansas
Location within Bourbon County and Kansas
KDOT map of Bourbon County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°0′35″N 94°43′10″W / 38.00972°N 94.71944°W / 38.00972; -94.71944Coordinates: 38°0′35″N 94°43′10″W / 38.00972°N 94.71944°W / 38.00972; -94.71944
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyBourbon
Founded1869
Incorporated1884
Named forFulton, Illinois
Area
 • Total0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
840 ft (260 m)
Population
 • Total163
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
159
 • Density860/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66738
Area code620
FIPS code20-24925 [4]
GNIS ID0478173 [5]

Fulton is a city in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 163 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Fulton was first known as Osaga, and it was created as Osaga in 1869.[7] The name changed to Fulton in 1878, after the city of Fulton, Illinois.[8][9]

A post office was created under the name Osaga in 1869.[10]

Geography[change | change source]

Fulton is at 38°0′35″N 94°43′10″W / 38.00972°N 94.71944°W / 38.00972; -94.71944 (38.009828, -94.719358),[11] along the Little Osage River. The United States Census Bureau says taht the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880263
189050692.4%
1900424−16.2%
1910416−1.9%
1920411−1.2%
1930393−4.4%
1940309−21.4%
1950243−21.4%
1960207−14.8%
19702132.9%
1980194−8.9%
1990191−1.5%
2000184−3.7%
2010163−11.4%
Est. 2016159[3]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

In 2010, there were 163 people, 63 households, and 45 families residing in the city. The population density was 857.9 inhabitants per square mile (331.2/km2). 90.2% of the people were White, 0.6% were African American, 3.7% were Native American, 1.2% were from other races, and 4.3% were from two or more races. 5.5% of the people were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[2]

2000 census[change | change source]

In 2000, there were 184 people, 71 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 975.4 people per square mile (373.9/km²). 94.57% of the people were White, 3.26% were Native American, 0.54% were Asian, and 1.63% were from two or more races. 0.54% of the people were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[4]

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. 4.0 4.1 "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 April 10, 2012.
  7. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. pp. 702.
  8. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 133.
  9. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. pp. 148.
  10. "Many Towns Have Disappeared". The Fort Scott Tribune. Jul 16, 1976. pp. 2C. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  11. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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