Iuka, Kansas

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Iuka, Kansas
Location within Pratt County and Kansas
Location within Pratt County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pratt County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°43′47″N 98°44′5″W / 37.72972°N 98.73472°W / 37.72972; -98.73472Coordinates: 37°43′47″N 98°44′5″W / 37.72972°N 98.73472°W / 37.72972; -98.73472
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyPratt
Area
 • Total0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,952 ft (595 m)
Population
 • Total163
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
163
 • Density270/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67066
Area code620
FIPS code20-34625 [4]
GNIS feature ID0473934 [5]

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

History[change | change source]

Iuka was created in 1877.[7] It was named after the Battle of Iuka in Iuka, Mississippi.[8] Iuka was once the county seat.[7]

The first post office in Iuka was created in December 1877.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Iuka is at 37°43′47″N 98°44′5″W / 37.72972°N 98.73472°W / 37.72972; -98.73472 (37.729696, -98.734758).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910228
1920198−13.2%
1930185−6.6%
1940183−1.1%
1950129−29.5%
196022574.4%
1970210−6.7%
198023511.9%
1990197−16.2%
2000185−6.1%
2010163−11.9%
2016 (est.)163[3]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 163 people, 79 households, and 49 families living in Iuka.[2]

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. "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. 7.0 7.1 Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 944.
  8. "Profile for Iuka, Kansas". ePodunk. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 22 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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