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Welcome to Gorham ...

The city of Gorham is located in Russell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gorham has a population of 337 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gorham is 1,910 feet [582 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Gorham: (785)

The ZIP code for Gorham: 67640<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gorham had an population of 337 people. This is an increase of 0.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gorham had a population of 334 people. This makes Gorham the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Gorham represents 0.01% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 345th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 334 people, the population of Gorham decreased 7.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 360 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gorham ...

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

Beyond Kansas, there are 7 communities that are also named Gorham - they are located in Illinois, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Gorham ...

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

  • Hays (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
    • Hays lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Gorham and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,829 people
    • Former name for Hays:
    • Hays City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hays<7>
  • Russell (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell
    • Russell lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Gorham and is located in Russell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russell<7>
  • Victoria (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
    • Victoria lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Gorham and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,215 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victoria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
  • Bunker Hill (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunker Hill
    • Bunker Hill lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Gorham and is located in Russell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Bunker Hill:
    • Bunkerhill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunker Hill<7>
  • Paradise (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
    • Paradise lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Gorham and is located in Russell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
  • Galatia (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galatia
    • Galatia lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Gorham and is located in Barton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galatia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galatia
  • Balta (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balta
    • Balta was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Gorham and is located in Russell County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Emmeram (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmeram
    • Emmeram lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Gorham and is located in Ellis County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmeram have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmeram
  • Catharine (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catharine
    • Catharine lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Gorham and is located in Ellis County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catharine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Catharine:
    • Saint Catharine
    • Catharine has also been known as:
    • Catherine
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catharine
  • Milberger (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milberger
    • Milberger lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Gorham and is located in Russell County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milberger

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gorham ...

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

Adding Gorham to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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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 Russell, 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 Gorham.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gorham - 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 Gorham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gorham 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gorham) 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 Gorham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GorhamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gorham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8809, Longitude: -99.0236       In this case, the coordinates for Gorham 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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