Osawatomie, Kansas

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Osawatomie, Kansas
Location within Miami County and Kansas
Location within Miami County and Kansas
KDOT map of Miami County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°30′6″N 94°57′3″W / 38.50167°N 94.95083°W / 38.50167; -94.95083Coordinates: 38°30′6″N 94°57′3″W / 38.50167°N 94.95083°W / 38.50167; -94.95083
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMiami
Incorporated1890
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorMark Govea[1]
 • City ManagerDon Cawby[1]
 • City ClerkAnn Elmquist[1]
Area
 • Total5.11 sq mi (13.23 km2)
 • Land5.00 sq mi (12.95 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Population
 • Total4,447
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
4,308
 • Density870/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66064
Area code(s)913
FIPS code20-53225
GNIS feature ID0479709 [5]
Websiteosawatomieks.org

Osawatomie is a city in Miami County, Kansas, United States. it is 61 miles (98 km) southwest of Kansas City. In 2010, 4,447 people lived there.[6] Its name is a portmanteau from two streams nearby, the Osage and Potawatomie.


Geography[change | change source]

Osawatomie is at 38°30′6″N 94°57′3″W / 38.50167°N 94.95083°W / 38.50167; -94.95083 (38.501650, -94.950799),[7] along the Marais des Cygnes River. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 5.11 square miles (13.23 km2). Of that, 5.00 square miles (12.95 km2) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.[2]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880681
18902,662290.9%
19004,19157.4%
19102,568−38.7%
19203,29328.2%
19304,44034.8%
19404,145−6.6%
19504,3474.9%
19604,6226.3%
19704,294−7.1%
19804,4593.8%
19904,5902.9%
20004,6451.2%
20104,447−4.3%
Est. 20164,308[4]−3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2012 Estimate[9]

2010 census[change | change source]

The census[3] of 2010 says there were 4,447 people, 1,644 households, and 1,075 families living in the city.

Government[change | change source]

The Osawatomie government has a mayor and eight council members. The council meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30PM.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Osawatomie - Directory of Public Officials
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "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.
  6. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
  7. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved February 14, 2014.
  9. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved February 14, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)