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Welcome to Bunker Hill ...

The city of Bunker Hill is located in Russell County<1>.

The location of Bunker Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bunker Hill has a population of 94 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Bunker Hill was previously named Bunkerhill.

Bunker Hill is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bunker Hill is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Bunker Hill: 67626<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bunker Hill had an population of 94 people. This is a decrease of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bunker Hill had a population of 95 people. This makes Bunker Hill the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 95 people, the population of Bunker Hill decreased 5.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 101 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bunker Hill.

Communities Also Named Bunker Hill ...

While we believe that this Bunker Hill is located in Russell County, we know of another 2 Kansas communities named Bunker Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Atchison and Lyon County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 54 communities that are also named Bunker Hill - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (5), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi (3), Missouri (4), Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bunker Hill ...

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

  • Russell [Russell County]
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    • Russell [Russell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Bunker Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russell<7>
  • Wilson [Ellsworth County]
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    • Wilson [Ellsworth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Bunker Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Wilson:
    • Bosland
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  • Lucas [Russell County]
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    • Lucas [Russell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Bunker Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucas<7>
  • Gorham [Russell County]
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    • Gorham [Russell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Bunker Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gorham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gorham<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylvan Grove [Lincoln County]
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      • Sylvan Grove [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Bunker Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvan Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sylvan Grove has also been known as:
      • Sylvan Grove Station
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvan Grove<7>
    • Luray [Russell County]
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      • Luray [Russell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Bunker Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
      • Former name for Luray:
      • Lura
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    • Dorrance [Russell County]
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      • Dorrance [Russell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Bunker Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorrance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Dorrance:
      • Dorrence
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dorrance<7>
    • Susank [Barton County]
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      • Susank [Barton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Bunker Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Susank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Susank
    • Waldo [Russell County]
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      • Waldo [Russell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Bunker Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29 people
      • Former name for Waldo:
      • Pleasant Run
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    • Balta [Russell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balta
      • Balta [Russell County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Bunker Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bunker Hill.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bunker Hill. 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 Bunker Hill.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bunker Hill. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bunker Hill.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bunker Hill ...

Looking for more information about Bunker Hill? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bunker Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bunker Hill.

Adding Bunker Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bunker Hill 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 Bunker Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Mentions & References for Bunker Hill

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

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 Russell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bunker Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bunker Hill - 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 Bunker Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bunker Hill 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bunker Hill) 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 Bunker Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bunker HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bunker Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8754, Longitude: -98.6990       In this case, the coordinates for Bunker Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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