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Kansas, Alabama

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Welcome to Kansas ...

The town of Kansas is located in Walker County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Kansas has a population of 221 people<1> (see below for details).

Kansas is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Kansas lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Kansas: (205)

The ZIP code for Kansas: 35573<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kansas had a population of 226 people. This makes Kansas the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 226 people, the population of Kansas decreased 13.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 260 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Kansas had an population of 221 people. This is a decrease of 2.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kansas.

Communities near Kansas ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Kansas and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Berry   [Map]   1,113   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Double Springs   [Map]   1,056   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kansas.

Communities Also Named Kansas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Kansas - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee (2) and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kansas.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kansas. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kansas. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kansas.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kansas:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kansas ...

Looking for more information about Kansas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Kansas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kansas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Kansas.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Kansas. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kansas. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kansas.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kansas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Kansas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kansas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Kansas. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kansas) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kansas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kansas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kansas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9013, Longitude: -87.5551     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kansas.


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