Meade, Kansas

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Meade, Kansas
Courthouse in Meade (1910)
Courthouse in Meade (1910)
Location within Meade County and Kansas
Location within Meade County and Kansas
KDOT map of Meade County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°17′10″N 100°20′21″W / 37.28611°N 100.33917°W / 37.28611; -100.33917Coordinates: 37°17′10″N 100°20′21″W / 37.28611°N 100.33917°W / 37.28611; -100.33917
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMeade
Area
 • Total0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
2,497 ft (761 m)
Population
 • Total1,721
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,586
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67864
Area code620
FIPS code20-45325 [4]
GNIS ID0470596 [5]
Websitecityofmeade.org

Meade is a city in Meade County, Kansas, United States.[6] It is also the county seat of Meade County. In 2010, 1,721 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

Meade was planned out and incorporated in 1885.[8][9] It was named after Gen. George Meade.[10]

Geography[change | change source]

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Weather[change | change source]

The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Meade has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[11]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890457
1900326−28.7%
1910664103.7%
192083826.2%
19301,55285.2%
19401,400−9.8%
19501,76325.9%
19602,01914.5%
19701,899−5.9%
19801,777−6.4%
19901,526−14.1%
20001,6729.6%
20101,7212.9%
Est. 20161,586[3]−7.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 1,721 people, 670 households, and 454 families living in Meade.[2]

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. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  8. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 238.
  9. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 249.
  10. "Profile for Meade, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  11. Climate Summary for Meade, Kansas

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