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Welcome to Hunter ...

The city of Hunter is located in Mitchell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hunter has a population of 54 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

The area code for Hunter: (785)

The ZIP code for Hunter: 67452<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hunter had an population of 54 people. This is a decrease of 5.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hunter had a population of 57 people. This makes Hunter the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 57 people, the population of Hunter decreased 25.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 77 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hunter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Hunter - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hunter ...

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

  • Lincoln Center [Lincoln County]
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    • Lincoln Center [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Hunter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln Center<7>
  • Cawker City [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cawker City
    • Cawker City [Mitchell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Hunter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cawker City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cawker City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cawker City<7>
  • Glen Elder [Mitchell County]
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    • Glen Elder [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Hunter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Elder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Elder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Elder<7>
  • Lucas [Russell County]
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    • Lucas [Russell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Hunter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucas<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylvan Grove [Lincoln County]
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      • Sylvan Grove [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Hunter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvan Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sylvan Grove has also been known as:
      • Sylvan Grove Station
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvan Grove<7>
    • Tipton [Mitchell County]
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      • Tipton [Mitchell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Hunter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 189 people
      • Former name for Tipton:
      • Pittsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<7>
    • Luray [Russell County]
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      • Luray [Russell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Hunter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
      • Former name for Luray:
      • Lura
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    • Barnard [Lincoln County]
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      • Barnard [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Hunter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Barnard:
      • Nimrod
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnard
    • Denmark [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
      • Denmark [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Hunter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
    • Downs [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downs
      • Downs [Osborne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northwest of Hunter
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hunter ...

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

Adding Hunter to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hunter 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 Hunter was on a map titled Map of Kansas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hunter. 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 Mitchell, 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 Hunter.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hunter - 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 Hunter). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hunter 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- Hunter) 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 Hunter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HunterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hunter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2350, Longitude: -98.3963       In this case, the coordinates for Hunter 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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