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Welcome to Eskridge ...

The city of Eskridge is located in Wabaunsee County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eskridge has a population of 502 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Eskridge, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1887.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Eskridge: Named for Charles V. Eskridge, a journalist and politican.

Eskridge is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Eskridge is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Eskridge: 66423<4>

Websites for Eskridge ...

Official Website: eskridgeks.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eskridge had an population of 502 people. This is a decrease of 5.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eskridge had a population of 534 people (or 7.57% of the total population of Wabaunsee County). This makes Eskridge the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Eskridge represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 284th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 534 people, the population of Eskridge decreased 9.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 589 people).

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

Communities Also Named Eskridge ...

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

Communities near Eskridge ...

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

  • Auburn [Shawnee County]
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    • Auburn [Shawnee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Eskridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,203 people
    • Former name for Auburn:
    • Brownsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
  • Burlingame [Osage County]
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    • Burlingame [Osage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Eskridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 884 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlingame have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Burlingame:
    • American Settlement
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlingame
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlingame<7>
  • Alma [Wabaunsee County]
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    • Alma [Wabaunsee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Eskridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<7>
  • Maple Hill [Wabaunsee County]
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    • Maple Hill [Wabaunsee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Eskridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 599 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Maple Hill:
    • Maplehill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Hill<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McFarland [Wabaunsee County]
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      • McFarland [Wabaunsee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Eskridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Harveyville [Wabaunsee County]
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      • Harveyville [Wabaunsee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Eskridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harveyville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harveyville
    • Paxico [Wabaunsee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxico
      • Paxico [Wabaunsee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Eskridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxico
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxico<7>
    • Allen [Lyon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
      • Allen [Lyon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Eskridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
    • Admire [Lyon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Admire
      • Admire [Lyon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Eskridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Admire have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Admire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Admire<7>
    • Willard [Shawnee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willard
      • Willard [Shawnee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Eskridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willard have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willard

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eskridge. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Eskridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eskridge ...

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

Adding Eskridge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Kansas

About Wabaunsee County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Eskridge: eskridgeks.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 Wabaunsee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eskridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eskridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Eskridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eskridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Eskridge) 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 Eskridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EskridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eskridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8587, Longitude: -96.1090    
<6>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.
<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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