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Welcome to Cambridge ...

The city of Cambridge is located in Cowley County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cambridge has a population of 82 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cambridge is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cambridge lies within the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Cambridge: 67023<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cambridge had an population of 82 people (or a decrease of 20.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cambridge had a population of 82 people. This makes Cambridge the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 82 people, the population of Cambridge decreased 20.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 103 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cambridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Cambridge: This one is located in Cowley County and the other is located in Johnson County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 43 communities that are also named Cambridge - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cambridge ...

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

  • Winfield (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
    • Winfield lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<7>
  • Burden (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burden
    • Burden lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 527 people
    • Former name for Burden:
    • Burdenville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burden<7>
  • Cedar Vale (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Vale
    • Cedar Vale lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Cambridge and is located in Chautauqua County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 503 people
    • Cedar Vale has also been known as:
    • Cedar
    • Cedarvale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Vale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Vale<7>
  • Dexter (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dexter
    • Dexter lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<7>
  • Grenola (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenola
    • Grenola lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Cambridge and is located in Elk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenola
  • Atlanta (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • Latham (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latham
    • Latham lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Cambridge and is located in Butler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Latham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latham<7>
  • Tisdale (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tisdale
    • Tisdale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tisdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tisdale
  • New Salem (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Salem
    • New Salem lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Salem
  • Wilmot (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmot
    • Wilmot lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Cambridge and is located in Cowley County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmot

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cambridge ...

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

Adding Cambridge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Cambridge

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

The official website for Cowley County: www.cowleycounty.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 Cowley, 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 Cambridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cambridge - 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 Cambridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cambridge 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- Cambridge) 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 Cambridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CambridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3173, Longitude: -96.6670       In this case, the coordinates for Cambridge 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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