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Welcome to Galena ...
When the people of Galena refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Galenian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Galena has a population of 2,855 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Galena.
The city of Galena was previously named Leedsville.
Galena is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Galena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Galena: (620)
The ZIP code for Galena: 66739<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Galena had an population of 2,855 people. This is a decrease of 7.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Galena had a population of 3,085 people (or 14.28% of the total population of Cherokee County). This makes Galena the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Galena represents 0.11% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,085 people, the population of Galena decreased 6.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,287 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Galena.
Communities Also Named Galena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Galena - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada (3), New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Galena.
Communities near Galena ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Galena.
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 Galena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galena.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Galena. 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 Galena.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Galena. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Galena.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galena ...
Looking for more information about Galena? 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 Galena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Galena.
Adding Galena to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Galena 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 Galena was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Galena on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Galena on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022