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Welcome to Hanover ...

The city of Hanover is located in Washington County.

The location of Hanover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Hanover refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hanoverian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hanover has a population of 651 people<3> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Hanover: Named after Hanover, Germany.

Hanover is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Hanover is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Hanover: 66945<5>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 653 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hanover had an population of 651 people. This is a decrease of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hanover ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marysville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the East (E) of Hanover

Located in Marshall County

Wymore   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hanover

Located in Gage County (NE)

Washington   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hanover

Blue Rapids   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hanover

Located in Marshall County

Waterville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hanover

Located in Marshall County

Linn   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hanover

Greenleaf   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hanover

Odell   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Hanover

Located in Gage County (NE)

Diller   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Hanover

Located in Jefferson County (NE)

Barnes   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Hanover

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hanover.

Communities Also Named Hanover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hanover. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hanover. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Hanover refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Hanover may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hanover.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hanover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Hanover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hanover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hanover) 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 Hanover. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hanover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8931, Longitude: -96.8761     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hanover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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