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Welcome to Gaylord ...

The city of Gaylord is located in Smith County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gaylord has a population of 104 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gaylord is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gaylord is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Gaylord: 67638<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gaylord had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 8.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gaylord had a population of 114 people. This makes Gaylord the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 114 people, the population of Gaylord decreased 21.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 145 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gaylord ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Gaylord - they are located in Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Gaylord ...

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

  • Smith Center (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Center
    • Smith Center lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Gaylord and is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smith Center<7>
  • Osborne (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osborne
    • Osborne lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Gaylord and is located in Osborne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Osborne:
    • Penn
    • Osborne has also been known as:
    • Peru
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osborne<7>
  • Downs (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Downs lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Gaylord and is located in Osborne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
    • Former name for Downs:
    • Violet
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downs<7>
  • Kensington (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Kensington lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Gaylord and is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
  • Agra (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agra
    • Agra lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Gaylord and is located in Phillips County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agra
  • Lebanon (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Gaylord and is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<7>
  • Kirwin (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
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    • Kirwin lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Gaylord and is located in Phillips County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirwin<7>
  • Woodston (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodston
    • Woodston lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Gaylord and is located in Rooks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
    • Woodston has also been known as:
    • Woodston Saw
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodston<7>
  • Portis (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portis
    • Portis lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Gaylord and is located in Osborne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
    • Former name for Portis:
    • Bethany
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portis
  • Alton (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Gaylord and is located in Osborne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Alton:
    • Bull City
    • Bull's City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gaylord. See our Newspapers Page for Gaylord.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gaylord ...

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

Adding Gaylord to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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

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 Smith, 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 Gaylord.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gaylord - 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 Gaylord). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gaylord 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gaylord) 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 Gaylord. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GaylordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gaylord. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6463, Longitude: -98.8473       In this case, the coordinates for Gaylord 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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