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Emmett, Kansas
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Welcome to Emmett ...

The city of Emmett is located in Pottawatomie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Emmett has a population of 190 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Emmett: Named for Robert Emmett (1778-1803), an Irish Nationalist, orator and rebel leader.

Emmett is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Emmett: 66422<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Emmett had a population of 191 people. This makes Emmett the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 191 people, the population of Emmett decreased 31.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 277 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Emmett had an population of 190 people. This is a decrease of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Emmett ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Emmett and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Hoyt   [Map]   644   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Maple Hill   [Map]   617   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mayetta   [Map]   337   E   18 miles [29 km]
McFarland   [Map]   255   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Onaga   [Map]   696   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rossville   [Map]   1,130   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Emmett.

Communities Also Named Emmett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Emmett: This one is located in Pottawatomie County and the other is located in Brown County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 11 communities that are also named Emmett - they are located in California, Idaho (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Emmett. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Emmett. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Emmett.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Emmett:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Emmett ...

Looking for more information about Emmett? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Emmett, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Emmett.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Emmett. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Pottawatomie County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Emmett.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Emmett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Emmett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Emmett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Emmett. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Emmett) 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 Emmett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Emmett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Emmett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3072, Longitude: -96.0573     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Emmett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Emmett.