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Welcome to Edgerton ...

The city of Edgerton is located in Johnson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edgerton has a population of 1,783 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Edgerton was previously named Martinsburg.

Edgerton is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Edgerton lies within the (913) area code.

The ZIP code for Edgerton: 66021<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edgerton had an population of 1,783 people. This is an increase of 6.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edgerton had a population of 1,671 people. This makes Edgerton the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Edgerton represents 0.06% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,671 people, the population of Edgerton increased 16.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,440 people).

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

Communities Also Named Edgerton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Edgerton - they are located in Alberta, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Edgerton ...

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

  • Olathe (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olathe
    • Olathe lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Edgerton and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olathe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olathe<7>
  • Lawrence (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
    • Lawrence lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Edgerton and is located in Douglas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrence<7>
  • Gardner (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardner
    • Gardner lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Edgerton and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,370 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardner<7>
  • Ottawa (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottawa
    • Ottawa lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Edgerton and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ottawa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottawa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ottawa<7>
  • Spring Hill (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Edgerton and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Spring Hill has also been known as:
    • Spring Hill Station
    • Springfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hill<7>
  • De Soto (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Soto
    • De Soto lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Edgerton and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,648 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Soto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Soto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Soto<7>
  • Eudora (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
    • Eudora lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Edgerton and is located in Douglas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<7>
  • Paola (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paola
    • Paola lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Edgerton and is located in Miami County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,664 people
    • Former names for Paola:
    • Baptiste Spring
    • Peoria Village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paola<7>
  • Baldwin City (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin City
    • Baldwin City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Edgerton and is located in Douglas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,689 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Baldwin City:
    • Palmyra
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin City<7>
  • Osawatomie (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osawatomie
    • Osawatomie lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Edgerton and is located in Miami County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osawatomie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osawatomie<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edgerton. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Edgerton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edgerton ...

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

Adding Edgerton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Edgerton

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Johnson County

About Kansas

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

The official website for Johnson County: www.jocoks.com/

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 Johnson, 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 Edgerton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edgerton - 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 Edgerton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edgerton 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edgerton) 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 Edgerton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EdgertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgerton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7631, Longitude: -95.0130       In this case, the coordinates for Edgerton 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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