Westmoreland, Kansas

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Westmoreland, Kansas
Pottawatomie County Court House (2009)
Pottawatomie County Court House (2009)
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°23′41″N 96°24′51″W / 39.39472°N 96.41417°W / 39.39472; -96.41417Coordinates: 39°23′41″N 96°24′51″W / 39.39472°N 96.41417°W / 39.39472; -96.41417
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyPottawatomie
Platted1871
Incorporated1884
Named forWestmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Area
 • Total0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Land0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,201 ft (366 m)
Population
 • Total778
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
769
 • Density1,500/sq mi (580/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
66426, 66549
Area code785
FIPS code20-77200 [4]
GNIS ID0476096 [5]
Websitecityofwestmorelandks.org

Westmoreland is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States.[6] It is also the county seat of Pottawatomie County. In 2010, 778 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

Westmoreland was platted in 1871.[8] It was named after Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

Westmoreland is at 39°23′41″N 96°24′51″W / 39.39472°N 96.41417°W / 39.39472; -96.41417 (39.394770, -96.414154).[10] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2). All of it is land.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890478
190062029.7%
1910484−21.9%
1920386−20.2%
193050129.8%
19405326.2%
1950416−21.8%
196046010.6%
19704855.4%
198059823.3%
1990541−9.5%
200063116.6%
201077823.3%
Est. 2016769[3]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

Westmoreland is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 778 people, 301 households, and 192 families living in Westmoreland.[2]

Famous people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. 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. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  8. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 902.
  9. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 262.
  10. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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