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Welcome to Cawker City ...

The city of Cawker City is located in Mitchell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cawker City has a population of 432 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cawker City is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Cawker City: (785)

The ZIP code for Cawker City: 67430<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cawker City had an population of 432 people. This is a decrease of 7.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cawker City had a population of 469 people (or 7.36% of the total population of Mitchell County). This makes Cawker City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cawker City represents 0.02% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 300th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 469 people, the population of Cawker City decreased 9.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 521 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cawker City.

Communities near Cawker City ...

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

  • Beloit [Mitchell County]
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    • Beloit [Mitchell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Cawker City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beloit<7>
  • Osborne [Osborne County]
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    • Osborne [Osborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Cawker City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Osborne:
    • Penn
    • Osborne has also been known as:
    • Peru
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osborne<7>
  • Downs [Osborne County]
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    • Downs [Osborne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Cawker City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
    • Former name for Downs:
    • Violet
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downs<7>
  • Glen Elder [Mitchell County]
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    • Glen Elder [Mitchell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Cawker City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Elder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Elder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Elder<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jewell [Jewell County]
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      • Jewell [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Cawker City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Tipton [Mitchell County]
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      • Tipton [Mitchell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Cawker City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 189 people
      • Former name for Tipton:
      • Pittsburg
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<7>
    • Portis [Osborne County]
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      • Portis [Osborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Cawker City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Former name for Portis:
      • Bethany
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    • Hunter [Mitchell County]
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      • Hunter [Mitchell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Cawker City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<7>
    • Dispatch [Smith County]
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      • Dispatch [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Cawker City
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    • Harlan [Smith County]
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      • Harlan [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Cawker City
      • Former name for Harlan:
      • Thompson
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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 Cawker City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cawker City.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cawker City. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cawker City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cawker City ...

Looking for more information about Cawker City? 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 Cawker City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cawker City.

Adding Cawker City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Mitchell County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cawker City. 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 Mitchell, 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 Cawker City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cawker City - 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 Cawker City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cawker City 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- Cawker City) 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 Cawker City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cawker CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cawker City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5096, Longitude: -98.4331       In this case, the coordinates for Cawker City 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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