Turon, Kansas

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Turon, Kansas
Location within Reno County and Kansas
Location within Reno County and Kansas
KDOT map of Reno County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°48′27″N 98°25′37″W / 37.80750°N 98.42694°W / 37.80750; -98.42694Coordinates: 37°48′27″N 98°25′37″W / 37.80750°N 98.42694°W / 37.80750; -98.42694
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyReno
Area
 • Total0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,762 ft (537 m)
Population
 • Total387
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
378
 • Density840/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67583
Area code620
FIPS code20-71800 [4]
GNIS ID0473772 [5]

Turon is a city in Reno County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 387 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

1915 Railroad Map of Reno County

Turon was created in 1886. It was incorporated as a city in 1905.[7]

In 1887, the Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway built a main line from Herington through Turon to Pratt.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Turon is at 37°48′27″N 98°25′37″W / 37.80750°N 98.42694°W / 37.80750; -98.42694 (37.807415, -98.427061).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Weather[change | change source]

Turon has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Turon has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910572
192063110.3%
1930576−8.7%
19405943.1%
19506326.4%
1960559−11.6%
1970430−23.1%
198048111.9%
1990393−18.3%
200043610.9%
2010387−11.2%
Est. 2016378[3]−2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 387 people, 159 households, and 98 families living in Turon.[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 27, 2011.
  7. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 823.
  8. Rock Island Rail History
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. Climate Summary for Turon, Kansas

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