Quenemo, Kansas

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Quenemo, Kansas
Location within Osage County and Kansas
Location within Osage County and Kansas
KDOT map of Osage County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°34′49″N 95°31′40″W / 38.58028°N 95.52778°W / 38.58028; -95.52778Coordinates: 38°34′49″N 95°31′40″W / 38.58028°N 95.52778°W / 38.58028; -95.52778
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyOsage
Platted1870
Incorporated1885
Area
 • Total0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
945 ft (288 m)
Population
 • Total388
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
370
 • Density880/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66528
Area code785
FIPS code20-58100 [4]
GNIS ID0479622 [5]

Quenemo is a city in Osage County, Kansas, United States. It is along the Marais des Cygnes River. In 2010, 388 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Quenemo was planned out around 1870.[7] Quenemo was the name of a Sac and Fox Indian chief.[8] A fire in 1878 destroyed a lot of the town. Quenemo had a lot of growth in 1884 after the AT&SF railroad was built through it.[7]

Geography[change | change source]

Quenemo is at 38°34′49″N 95°31′40″W / 38.58028°N 95.52778°W / 38.58028; -95.52778 (38.580413, -95.527895).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880122
1890643427.0%
19006826.1%
1910556−18.5%
192073331.8%
1930564−23.1%
1940557−1.2%
1950391−29.8%
196043411.0%
1970429−1.2%
1980413−3.7%
1990369−10.7%
200046826.8%
2010388−17.1%
Est. 2016370[3]−4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

Quenemo is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 388 people, 139 households, and 90 families living in Quenomo.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Quenemo is a part of USD 456 Marais des Cygnes Valley. The district high school is Marais des Cygnes Valley High School. Their mascot is the Trojans.[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. 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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 528.
  8. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 256.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. "Marais des Cygnes Valley USD 456". USD 456. Retrieved 5 January 2017.

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