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Welcome to Damar ...

The city of Damar is located in Rooks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Damar has a population of 125 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Damar is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Damar: (785)

The ZIP code for Damar: 67632<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Damar had an population of 125 people. This is a decrease of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Damar had a population of 132 people. This makes Damar the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 132 people, the population of Damar decreased 14.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 155 people).

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

Communities near Damar ...

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

  • Plainville [Rooks County]
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    • Plainville [Rooks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Damar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainville<7>
  • Hill City [Graham County]
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    • Hill City [Graham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Damar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,354 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<7>
  • Stockton [Rooks County]
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    • Stockton [Rooks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Damar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,234 people
    • Former name for Stockton:
    • Stocktown
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<7>
  • Palco [Rooks County]
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    • Palco [Rooks County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Damar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bogue [Graham County]
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      • Bogue [Graham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Damar
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
      • Bogue has also been known as:
      • Wildhorse
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    • Zurich [Rooks County]
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      • Zurich [Rooks County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Damar
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zurich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zurich
    • Nicodemus [Graham County]
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      • Nicodemus [Graham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Damar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicodemus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicodemus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicodemus<7>
    • Roscoe [Graham County]
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      • Roscoe [Graham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Damar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
    • Penokee [Graham County]
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      • Penokee [Graham County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the west of Damar
      • Former name for Penokee:
      • Gettysburg
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    • Codell [Rooks County]
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      • Codell [Rooks County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the east of Damar
      • Former name for Codell:
      • Florreyville
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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 Damar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Damar.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Damar ...

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

Adding Damar to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Damar

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About Rooks County

About Kansas

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

The official website for Rooks County: www.rookscounty.net/

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 Rooks, 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 Damar.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Damar - 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 Damar). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Damar 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- Damar) 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 Damar. 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 DamarOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Damar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3192, Longitude: -99.5847       In this case, the coordinates for Damar 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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