Uniontown, Kansas

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Uniontown, Kansas
Location within Bourbon County and Kansas
Location within Bourbon County and Kansas
KDOT map of Bourbon County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°50′50″N 94°58′33″W / 37.84722°N 94.97583°W / 37.84722; -94.97583Coordinates: 37°50′50″N 94°58′33″W / 37.84722°N 94.97583°W / 37.84722; -94.97583
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyBourbon
Area
 • Total0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
896 ft (273 m)
Population
 • Total272
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
267
 • Density1,200/sq mi (480/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66779
Area code620
FIPS code20-72525 [4]
GNIS ID0474755 [5]
Websitecityofuniontown.net

Uniontown is a city in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 272 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

A post office was created in 1856 about two miles east of the town. Uniontown was moved to its current place around 1865.[7] The early settlers were loyal to the Union in the Civil War. The city was named after the Union.[8] Throughout the twentieth century the town was served by the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

Geography[change | change source]

Uniontown is at 37°50′50″N 94°58′33″W / 37.84722°N 94.97583°W / 37.84722; -94.97583 (37.847264, -94.975922).[9] It is along the Marmaton River. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880136
1890344152.9%
1900293−14.8%
1910256−12.6%
192030017.2%
1930298−0.7%
1940277−7.0%
1950232−16.2%
1960211−9.1%
197028635.5%
198037129.7%
1990290−21.8%
2000288−0.7%
2010272−5.6%
Est. 2016267[3]−1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 272 people, 120 households, and 66 families living in Uniontown.[2]

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 September 11, 2013. 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. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 826.
  8. Capace, Nancy (1 June 2000). Encyclopedia of Kansas. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 282. ISBN 978-0-403-09312-0.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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