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Welcome to Hanover ...
The city of Hanover is located in Washington County<1>.
The location of Hanover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Hanover refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hanoverian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hanover has a population of 654 people<4> (see below for details).
Hanover is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Hanover lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hanover lies within the (785) area code.
The ZIP code for Hanover: 66945<6>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hanover.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Hanover: Named after Hanover, Germany.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hanover had an population of 654 people. This is a decrease of 4.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hanover had a population of 682 people (which is 11.76% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Hanover the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Hanover represents 0.02% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 682 people, the population of Hanover increased 4.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 653 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hanover.
Communities Also Named Hanover ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Kansas communities named Hanover: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Osage County.
Beyond Kansas, there are 39 communities that are also named Hanover - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hanover.
Communities near Hanover ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hanover.
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 Hanover. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hanover.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hanover. 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 Hanover.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hanover. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hanover.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanover ...
Looking for more information about Hanover? 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 Hanover, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hanover.
Adding Hanover to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hanover in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Hanover was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hanover on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hanover.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023