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Welcome to Bogue (aka 'Wildhorse') ...

The city of Bogue is located in Graham County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bogue has a population of 134 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bogue.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Bogue: Named for Virgil Gay Bogue, an engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad.

The city of Bogue has also been called Wildhorse. Going back to its beginning, Bogue was originally named Wild Horse<3>. For more information about the names of Bogue, see The Names of Bogue on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Bogue is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Bogue: (785)

The ZIP code for Bogue: 67625<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bogue had an population of 134 people. This is a decrease of 6.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bogue had a population of 143 people (or 5.51% of the total population of Graham County). This makes Bogue the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 143 people, the population of Bogue decreased 20.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 179 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bogue ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Bogue - they are located in California, Mississippi and North Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Bogue ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bogue.

  • Hill City (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill City
    • Hill City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Bogue and is located in Graham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,354 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<8>
  • Palco (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palco
    • Palco lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Bogue and is located in Rooks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palco
  • Damar (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damar
    • Damar lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Bogue and is located in Rooks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damar have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damar<8>
  • Zurich (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zurich
    • Zurich lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Bogue and is located in Rooks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zurich have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zurich
  • Edmond (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmond
    • Edmond lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Bogue and is located in Norton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Edmond has also been known as:
    • Edmond City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmond
  • Nicodemus (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicodemus
    • Nicodemus lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Bogue and is located in Graham County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicodemus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicodemus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicodemus<8>
  • Roscoe (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
    • Roscoe lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Bogue and is located in Graham County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
  • Penokee (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penokee
    • Penokee lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Bogue and is located in Graham County
    • Former name for Penokee:
    • Gettysburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penokee
  • Densmore (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Densmore
    • Densmore lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Bogue and is located in Norton County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Densmore
  • Morland (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morland
    • Morland lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the west of Bogue and is located in Graham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Morland:
    • Fremont
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morland<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bogue. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bogue.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bogue. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bogue.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bogue. See our Newspapers Page for Bogue.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bogue ...

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

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

Adding Bogue to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bogue in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bogue was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bogue on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bogue on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Graham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bogue.
<3>Bogue is also known as Wildhorse. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Bogue.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bogue - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Bogue). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bogue or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bogue) 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 Bogue. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BogueOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bogue. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3609, Longitude: -99.6873    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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