Vermillion, Kansas

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Vermillion, Kansas
Location within Marshall County and Kansas
Location within Marshall County and Kansas
KDOT map of Marshall County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°43′8″N 96°15′55″W / 39.71889°N 96.26528°W / 39.71889; -96.26528Coordinates: 39°43′8″N 96°15′55″W / 39.71889°N 96.26528°W / 39.71889; -96.26528
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMarshall
Founded1869
Incorporated1899
Named forBlack Vermillion River
Area
 • Total0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,234 ft (376 m)
Population
 • Total112
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
108
 • Density450/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66544
Area code785
FIPS code20-73525 [4]
GNIS ID0473204 [5]

Vermillion is a city in Marshall County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 112 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Vermillion was created in 1869 by the railroad company.[7] It was named from the Black Vermillion River.[8]

The first post office in Vermillion was created in May 1870.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Vermillion is at 39°43′8″N 96°15′55″W / 39.71889°N 96.26528°W / 39.71889; -96.26528 (39.718860, -96.265214).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2). Of that, 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880122
1900362
19103661.1%
1920294−19.7%
1930288−2.0%
19403004.2%
1950283−5.7%
1960265−6.4%
1970191−27.9%
19801910.0%
199094−50.8%
200010713.8%
20101124.7%
Est. 2016108[3]−3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 112 people, 54 households, and 28 families living in Vermillion.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  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 April 6, 2011.
  7. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 844.
  8. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 237.
  9. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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