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Welcome to Frontenac ...

The city of Frontenac is located in Crawford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Frontenac has a population of 3,388 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Frontenac is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Frontenac is located in the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Frontenac: 66763<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Frontenac had an population of 3,388 people. This is a decrease of 1.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Frontenac had a population of 3,437 people (or 8.78% of the total population of Crawford County). This makes Frontenac the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Frontenac represents 0.12% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,437 people, the population of Frontenac increased 14.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,996 people).

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

Adding Frontenac to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Frontenac ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Frontenac - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New York and Quebec.

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

Communities near Frontenac ...

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

  • Girard [Crawford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
    • Girard [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Frontenac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Girard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard<7>
  • Arma [Crawford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arma
    • Arma [Crawford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Frontenac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arma<7>
  • Liberal [Barton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberal
    • Liberal [Barton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Frontenac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 721 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberal
  • Cherokee [Crawford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee
    • Cherokee [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Frontenac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weir [Cherokee County]
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      • Weir [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Frontenac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 636 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Frontenac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Mulberry:
      • Mulberry Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<7>
    • Scammon [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scammon
      • Scammon [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Frontenac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Former name for Scammon:
      • Scammonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scammon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scammon<7>
    • McCune [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCune
      • McCune [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Frontenac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 412 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCune
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCune<7>
    • Mindenmines [Barton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mindenmines
      • Mindenmines [Barton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Frontenac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mindenmines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mindenmines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mindenmines<7>
    • Arcadia [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia [Crawford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Frontenac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 309 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Arcadia:
      • Coxe's Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Frontenac. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Frontenac.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frontenac ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Crawford County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Crawford County: www.crawfordcountykansas.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 Crawford, 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 Frontenac.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frontenac - 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 Frontenac). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Frontenac 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Frontenac) 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 Frontenac. 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 FrontenacOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frontenac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4562, Longitude: -94.6966       In this case, the coordinates for Frontenac 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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