Scottsville, Kansas

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Scottsville, Kansas
Location within Mitchell County and Kansas
Location within Mitchell County and Kansas
KDOT map of Mitchell County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°32′34″N 97°57′13″W / 39.54278°N 97.95361°W / 39.54278; -97.95361Coordinates: 39°32′34″N 97°57′13″W / 39.54278°N 97.95361°W / 39.54278; -97.95361
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMitchell
Area
 • Total0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,562 ft (476 m)
Population
 • Total25
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
24
 • Density100/sq mi (38/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67420
Area code785
FIPS code20-63650 [4]
GNIS ID0484934 [5]

Scottsville is a city in Mitchell County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 25 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Scottsville was platted in October 1878 when the railroad was extended to that point.[7][8] It was named for Tom Scott, a pioneer settler.[9][10]

The post office in Scottsville was closed in 1967.[11]

Geography[change | change source]

Scottsville is at 39°32′34″N 97°57′13″W / 39.54278°N 97.95361°W / 39.54278; -97.95361 (39.542783, -97.953746).[12]

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
188095
1910248
1920165−33.5%
19301692.4%
194018710.7%
1950108−42.2%
196060−44.4%
197046−23.3%
19805621.7%
199026−53.6%
200021−19.2%
20102519.0%
Est. 201624[3]−4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 25 people, 11 households, and 7 families living in Scottsville.[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 October 10, 2011.
  7. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 241.
  8. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 656.
  9. Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 79.
  10. "Profile for Scottsville, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  11. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  12. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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