Mulvane, Kansas

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Mulvane, Kansas
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°28′47″N 97°14′32″W / 37.47972°N 97.24222°W / 37.47972; -97.24222Coordinates: 37°28′47″N 97°14′32″W / 37.47972°N 97.24222°W / 37.47972; -97.24222
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountiesSedgwick, Sumner
Incorporated1883
Area
 • Total4.52 sq mi (11.71 km2)
 • Land4.50 sq mi (11.65 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
1,234 ft (376 m)
Population
 • Total6,111
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
6,416
 • Density1,400/sq mi (520/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67110
Area code316
FIPS code20-49100 [4]
GNIS ID0470229 [5]
Websitemulvanekansas.com

Mulvane is a city in Sedgwick and Sumner counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. It is a suburb of Wichita. In 2010, 6,111 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

1915 Railroad Map of Sedgwick County

Mulvane was planned out in 1879.[7] It is at the junction of five Santa Fe rail lines. It is named after Joab R. Mulvane, a railroad official who was importatnt in bringing the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad to Mulvane.[8]

Mulvane's Main Street follows part of the Sedgwick and Sumner county lines. The town center is about five miles west of the spot where Sedgwick, Sumner, Butler and Cowley counties meet.

Geography[change | change source]

Mulvane is at 37°28′47″N 97°14′32″W / 37.47972°N 97.24222°W / 37.47972; -97.24222 (37.479746, -97.242309).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 4.52 square miles (11.71 km2). Of that, 4.50 square miles (11.65 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880215
1890724236.7%
1900667−7.9%
19101,08462.5%
19201,23914.3%
19301,042−15.9%
1940940−9.8%
19501,38747.6%
19602,981114.9%
19703,1856.8%
19804,25433.6%
19904,6749.9%
20005,15510.3%
20106,11118.5%
Est. 20186,416[3]5.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

Mulvane is part of the Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 6,111 people, 2,244 households, and 1,661 families living in Mulvane.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Mulvane is part of Mulvane USD 263.[10]

Famous people[change | change source]

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 September 8, 2019.
  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 March 6, 2011.
  7. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 332.
  8. Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1910). History of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas: Past and Present. Windmill Publications. p. 637.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. "Mulvane School District USD 263". USD 263. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

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