Havensville, Kansas

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Havensville, Kansas
Historic Havensville School (2009)
Historic Havensville School (2009)
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°30′38″N 96°4′38″W / 39.51056°N 96.07722°W / 39.51056; -96.07722Coordinates: 39°30′38″N 96°4′38″W / 39.51056°N 96.07722°W / 39.51056; -96.07722
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyPottawatomie
Founded1878
Incorporated1892
Named forPaul Havens
Area
 • Total0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,198 ft (365 m)
Population
 • Total133
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
150
 • Density890/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66432
Area code785
FIPS code20-30775 [4]
GNIS ID0473442 [5]

Havensville is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 133 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Havensville had started in 1878 when a railroad was built through that territory.[7] It was named for Paul E. Havens, a railroad employee.[8][9][10]

The first post office in Havensville was created in March 1878.[11]

Geography[change | change source]

Havensville is at 39°30′38″N 96°4′38″W / 39.51056°N 96.07722°W / 39.51056; -96.07722 (39.510473, -96.077360).[12]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

Havensville has warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system says that Havensville has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.[13]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880180
1900437
1910412−5.7%
1920333−19.2%
1930263−21.0%
1940232−11.8%
1950208−10.3%
1960166−20.2%
1970163−1.8%
198018312.3%
1990135−26.2%
20001468.1%
2010133−8.9%
Est. 2016150[3]12.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

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

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 133 people, 58 households, and 41 families living in the city.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. 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. Retrieved December 29, 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. 830.
  8. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 152.
  9. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 263.
  10. "Profile for Havensville, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  11. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  12. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  13. Climate Summary for Havensville, Kansas

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