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Welcome to Bushong ...

The city of Bushong is located in Lyon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bushong has a population of 33 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Bushong: Named for Al "Doc" Bushong, a baseball player for the Saint Louis Browns.

Bushong is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bushong lies within the (620) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bushong had an population of 33 people. This is a decrease of 2.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 40% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bushong had a population of 34 people. This makes Bushong the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34 people, the population of Bushong decreased 38.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 55 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bushong ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bushong - they are located in Kentucky and Ohio.

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

Communities near Bushong ...

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

  • Emporia [Lyon County]
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    • Emporia [Lyon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Bushong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,502 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<6>
  • Council Grove [Morris County]
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    • Council Grove [Morris County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Bushong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,100 people
    • Council Grove has also been known as:
    • Council
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Council Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Council Grove<6>
  • Americus [Lyon County]
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    • Americus [Lyon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Bushong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 872 people
    • Former name for Americus:
    • Sheridan
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Americus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Americus<6>
  • Eskridge [Wabaunsee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eskridge
    • Eskridge [Wabaunsee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bushong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 502 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eskridge
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alta Vista [Wabaunsee County]
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      • Alta Vista [Wabaunsee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Bushong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alta Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta Vista<6>
    • Harveyville [Wabaunsee County]
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      • Harveyville [Wabaunsee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bushong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harveyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harveyville
    • Reading [Lyon County]
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      • Reading [Lyon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Bushong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reading have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<6>
    • Allen [Lyon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
      • Allen [Lyon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Bushong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
    • Admire [Lyon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Admire
      • Admire [Lyon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Bushong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Admire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Admire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Admire<6>
    • Dunlap [Morris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlap
      • Dunlap [Morris County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Bushong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunlap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Dunlap:
      • Hillsborough
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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 Bushong. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bushong.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bushong ...

Looking for more information about Bushong? 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 Bushong, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bushong.

Adding Bushong to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Lyon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lyon County: www.lyoncounty.org/

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 Lyon, 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 Bushong.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bushong - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bushong) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bushong. 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 BushongOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bushong. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6429, Longitude: -96.2568       In this case, the coordinates for Bushong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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