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Welcome to Concordia ...

The city of Concordia is located in Cloud County<1> and is the County Seat for Cloud County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Concordia has a population of 4,985 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Concordia: Named by Captain H.C. Synder for the Roman Goddess of Peace and Tranquility.

Concordia is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Concordia is within the boundaries of the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Concordia: 66901<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Concordia had an population of 4,985 people. This is a decrease of 7.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Concordia had a population of 5,395 people (which is 56.59% of the total population of Cloud County). This makes Concordia the county's most populous community.

The population of Concordia represents 0.19% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,395 people, the population of Concordia decreased 5.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,714 people).

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

Communities Also Named Concordia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Concordia - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey and Texas.

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

Communities near Concordia ...

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

  • Belleville [Republic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belleville
    • Belleville [Republic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Concordia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belleville<7>
  • Clyde [Cloud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde [Cloud County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Concordia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Clyde:
    • Elk Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<7>
  • Miltonvale [Cloud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miltonvale
    • Miltonvale [Cloud County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Concordia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miltonvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miltonvale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miltonvale<7>
  • Glasco [Cloud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasco
    • Glasco [Cloud County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Concordia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Glasco:
    • Dell Ray
    • Glasgow
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasco<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Scandia [Republic County]
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      • Scandia [Republic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Concordia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scandia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Scandia:
      • New Scandinavia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scandia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scandia<7>
    • Jamestown [Cloud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Cloud County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Concordia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Courtland [Republic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Republic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Concordia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<7>
    • Cuba [Republic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
      • Cuba [Republic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Concordia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuba<7>
    • Simpson [Cloud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Cloud County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Concordia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Simpson:
      • Brittsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpson<7>
    • Agenda [Republic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agenda
      • Agenda [Republic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Concordia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agenda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agenda

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Concordia. Our list includes 39 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Concordia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Concordia ...

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

Adding Concordia to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cloud County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Concordia. 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 Cloud, 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 Concordia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Concordia - 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 Concordia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Concordia 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 '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- Concordia) 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 Concordia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ConcordiaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Concordia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5650, Longitude: -97.6550       In this case, the coordinates for Concordia 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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