Onaga, Kansas

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Onaga, Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°29′22″N 96°10′8″W / 39.48944°N 96.16889°W / 39.48944; -96.16889Coordinates: 39°29′22″N 96°10′8″W / 39.48944°N 96.16889°W / 39.48944; -96.16889
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyPottawatomie
Platted1877
Incorporated1926
Area
 • Total0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Land0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,102 ft (336 m)
Population
 • Total702
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
696
 • Density1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66521
Area code785
FIPS code20-52875 [4]
GNIS ID0476116 [5]
Websitecityofonaga.com

Onaga is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, 702 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Onaga was platted in 1877 by the railroad.[7] Onaga is a Potawatomi Indian name.[8]

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

Geography[change | change source]

Onaga is at 39°29′22″N 96°10′8″W / 39.48944°N 96.16889°W / 39.48944; -96.16889 (39.489415, -96.168993).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

Onaga has warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system says that Onaga has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.[11]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880242
189042374.8%
190059841.4%
191075926.9%
192083810.4%
193093011.0%
1940741−20.3%
195088219.0%
1960850−3.6%
1970761−10.5%
1980752−1.2%
19907611.2%
2000704−7.5%
2010702−0.3%
2016 (est.)696[3]−0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

Onaga is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 702 people, 286 households, and 166 families living in the city.[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. "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. 391.
  8. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 263.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. Climate Summary for Onaga, Kansas

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