Tipton, Kansas

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This is about the town in Kansas, USA. For other towns called Tipton, see Tipton (disambiguation).

Tipton, Kansas
Location within Mitchell County and Kansas
Location within Mitchell County and Kansas
KDOT map of Mitchell County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°20′22″N 98°28′13″W / 39.33944°N 98.47028°W / 39.33944; -98.47028Coordinates: 39°20′22″N 98°28′13″W / 39.33944°N 98.47028°W / 39.33944; -98.47028
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMitchell
Founded1872
Named forTipton, Iowa
Area
 • Total0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,604 ft (489 m)
Population
 • Total210
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
206
 • Density810/sq mi (310/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67485
Area code785
FIPS code20-70675 [4]
GNIS ID0472408 [5]
Websitetiptonkansas.com

Tipton is a city in Mitchell County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 210 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Tipton was first called Pittsburg. It was created as Pittsburg in 1872.[7] The people realized that another Pittsburg existed in Kansas, so they changed the name to Tipton. It was named after Tipton, Iowa, the former home of a local resident.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Tipton is at 39°20′22″N 98°28′13″W / 39.33944°N 98.47028°W / 39.33944; -98.47028 (39.339380, -98.470155).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920230
193029427.8%
1940248−15.6%
1950246−0.8%
19602522.4%
197031525.0%
19803211.9%
1990267−16.8%
2000243−9.0%
2010210−13.6%
Est. 2016206[3]−1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 210 people, 98 households, and 57 families living in Tipton.[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 June 19, 2011.
  7. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 808.
  8. "Histories of Mitchell County Towns". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. 1954. Archived from the original on 7 November 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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