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Welcome to Densmore ...

Densmore is located in Norton County<1>.

Densmore is 2,070 feet [631 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Densmore: (785)

Communities near Densmore ...

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

  • Norton [Norton County]
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    • Norton [Norton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Densmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Norton:
    • Billingsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton<5>
  • Hill City [Graham County]
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    • Hill City [Graham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Densmore
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<5>
  • Logan [Phillips County]
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    • Logan [Phillips County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Densmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Logan:
    • Deeversville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<5>
  • Almena [Norton County]
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    • Almena [Norton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Densmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Almena have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almena
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lenora [Norton County]
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      • Lenora [Norton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Densmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenora have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenora<5>
    • Bogue [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogue
      • Bogue [Graham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Densmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
      • Bogue has also been known as:
      • Wildhorse
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    • Prairie View [Phillips County]
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      • Prairie View [Phillips County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Densmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie View
    • Edmond [Norton County]
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      • Edmond [Norton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Densmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmond have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edmond has also been known as:
      • Edmond City
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    • Speed [Phillips County]
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      • Speed [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Densmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Speed have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speed
    • Roscoe [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
      • Roscoe [Graham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Densmore
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Densmore ...

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

Adding Densmore to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Kansas

About Norton County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Norton County: www.nortoncountyks.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 Norton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Densmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Densmore) 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 Densmore. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DensmoreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Densmore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6394, Longitude: -99.7394    
<4>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.
<5>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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