Inman, Kansas

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Inman, Kansas
Main Street in Inman (2012)
Main Street in Inman (2012)
Location within McPherson County and Kansas
Location within McPherson County and Kansas
KDOT map of McPherson County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°13′49″N 97°46′22″W / 38.23028°N 97.77278°W / 38.23028; -97.77278Coordinates: 38°13′49″N 97°46′22″W / 38.23028°N 97.77278°W / 38.23028; -97.77278
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMcPherson
Incorporated1887
Named forHenry Inman
Area
 • Total0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 • Total1,377
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,353
 • Density2,300/sq mi (900/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67546
Area code620
FIPS code20-34275 [4]
GNIS ID0477722 [5]
Websiteinmanks.org

Inman is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 1,377 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Former Rock Island railroad station in Inman (2012)

Inamn was created in 1887. It was called Aiken.[source?] Its name changed to Inman, in 1889. It was named after Major Henry Inman.[7] He was the namesake for Lake Inman, located about 4 miles (6 km) east of the town.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Inman is at 38°13′49″N 97°46′22″W / 38.23028°N 97.77278°W / 38.23028; -97.77278 (38.230355, -97.772773).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Weather[change | change source]

Inman has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Inman has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900352
191048437.5%
1920482−0.4%
193053310.6%
1940507−4.9%
195061521.3%
196072918.5%
197083614.7%
198094713.3%
19901,0359.3%
20001,14210.3%
20101,37720.6%
Est. 20161,353[3]−1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 1,377 people, 513 households, and 347 families living in Inman.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Inman is part of Inman USD 448 school district.[11][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 March 6, 2011.
  7. Richard G. Hardorff (2006). Washita Memories: Eyewitness Views of Custer's Attack on Black Kettle's Village. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-8061-3759-9.
  8. Kansas (1881). Combined Kansas Reports. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 7.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. Climate Summary for Inman, Kansas
  11. USD 448
  12. Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine

More reading[change | change source]

  • A Centennial History, Inman, Kansas, 1887-1987; Inman Heritage Association; 1987.
  • Hoffnungsau in Kansas; A.J. Dyck; Mennonite Life; October 1949.

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