Viola, Kansas

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Viola, Kansas
Former High School is now Community Center
Former High School is now Community Center
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°29′1″N 97°38′42″W / 37.48361°N 97.64500°W / 37.48361; -97.64500Coordinates: 37°29′1″N 97°38′42″W / 37.48361°N 97.64500°W / 37.48361; -97.64500
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySedgwick
TownshipViola
Area
 • Total0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,342 ft (409 m)
Population
 • Total130
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
130
 • Density810/sq mi (320/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67149
Area code620
FIPS code20-74025
GNIS feature ID0470265 [4]

Viola is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, 130 people lived there.[5]

History[change | change source]

Viola had its start when the Englewood branch of the Santa Fe railroad was extended to that point.[6]

The first post office at Viola was created in 1877, but the post office was called Peotone until 1899.[7]

Geography[change | change source]

Viola is at 37°29′1″N 97°38′42″W / 37.48361°N 97.64500°W / 37.48361; -97.64500 (37.483526, -97.644918).[8] It is southwest of Wichita on Highway 42 at the intersection of Highway 49. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880290
189053785.2%
1900510−5.0%
19105171.4%
1920173−66.5%
1930159−8.1%
1940131−17.6%
19501320.8%
196020353.8%
1970193−4.9%
19801993.1%
1990185−7.0%
200021114.1%
2010130−38.4%
2016 (est.)130[3]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2012 Estimate[10]

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 130 people, 51 households, and 37 families living in Viola.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Viola is served by USD 356 Conway Springs.[11]

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. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  6. Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1910). History of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas: Past and Present. Windmill Publications. p. 644.
  7. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  8. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  10. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Archived from the original on June 2, 2013. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  11. "USD356". USD 356. Retrieved 15 January 2017.

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