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Welcome to Girard ...

The city of Girard is located in Crawford County<1> and is the County Seat for Crawford County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Girard has a population of 2,671 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Girard: Named for Girard, Pennsylvania (PA).

Girard is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Girard: (620)

The ZIP code for Girard: 66743<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Girard had an population of 2,671 people. This is a decrease of 4.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Girard had a population of 2,789 people (or 7.13% of the total population of Crawford County). This makes Girard the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Girard represents 0.1% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,789 people, the population of Girard has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,773 people).

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

Adding Girard to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Girard ...

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

Beyond Kansas, there are 16 communities that are also named Girard - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Girard ...

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

  • Pittsburg [Crawford County]
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    • Pittsburg [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Girard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,050 people
    • Former name for Pittsburg:
    • Pittsburgh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<7>
  • Frontenac [Crawford County]
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    • Frontenac [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Girard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontenac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontenac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frontenac<7>
  • Arma [Crawford County]
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    • Arma [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Girard
    • 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]
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    • Liberal [Barton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Girard
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherokee [Crawford County]
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      • Cherokee [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 708 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee<7>
    • Weir [Cherokee County]
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      • Weir [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Girard
      • 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
    • Saint Paul [Neosho County]
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      • Saint Paul [Neosho County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 597 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Saint Paul:
      • Osage Mission
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Paul<7>
    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
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      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Girard
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Girard
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Girard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 412 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCune
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCune<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Girard. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Girard.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Girard ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Girard. 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 Girard.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Girard - 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 Girard). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Girard 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Girard) 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 Girard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GirardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5100, Longitude: -94.8425       In this case, the coordinates for Girard 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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