Manhattan, Kansas

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Manhattan, Kansas
Riley County Courthouse (2005)
Riley County Courthouse (2005)
Nickname(s): 
The Little Apple[1]
Location within Riley County and Kansas
Location within Riley County and Kansas
KDOT map of Riley County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°11′30″N 96°35′30″W / 39.19167°N 96.59167°W / 39.19167; -96.59167Coordinates: 39°11′30″N 96°35′30″W / 39.19167°N 96.59167°W / 39.19167; -96.59167
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountiesRiley, Pottawatomie
Settled1855
Incorporated1857
Government
 • TypeCommission-Manager
 • MayorUsha Reddi
Area
 • City18.79 sq mi (48.67 km2)
 • Land18.76 sq mi (48.59 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
 • Metro
18.88 sq mi (48.89 km2)
Elevation
1,020 ft (311 m)
Population
 • City52,281
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
54,983
 • Density2,800/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66502–66503,
66505-66506
Area code785
FIPS code20-44250
GNIS feature ID0476378 [5]
Websitecityofmhk.com

Manhattan is a city in the state of Kansas in the United States. It is at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. It is the county seat of Riley County. The city extends into Pottawatomie County. It is sometimes confused with Manhattan, New York.

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  1. Hook, J. N. (10 June 2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 255. ISBN 978-1-4976-1186-3.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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