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Welcome to Jewell ...

The city of Jewell is located in Jewell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jewell has a population of 399 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Jewell is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Jewell lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Jewell: 66949<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jewell had an population of 399 people. This is a decrease of 7.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jewell had a population of 432 people (or 14.04% of the total population of Jewell County). This makes Jewell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Jewell represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 314th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 432 people, the population of Jewell decreased 10.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 483 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jewell ...

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

Beyond Kansas, there are 21 communities that are also named Jewell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Jewell ...

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

  • Beloit [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
    • Beloit [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Jewell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beloit<7>
  • Mankato [Jewell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mankato
    • Mankato [Jewell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Jewell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mankato have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Mankato:
    • Jewell Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mankato
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mankato<7>
  • Cawker City [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cawker City
    • Cawker City [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Jewell
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Elder
    • Glen Elder [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Jewell
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jamestown [Cloud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Cloud County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Jewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Courtland [Republic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Republic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Jewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<7>
    • Burr Oak [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burr Oak
      • Burr Oak [Jewell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Jewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burr Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burr Oak
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esbon
      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Jewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<7>
    • Formoso [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Formoso
      • Formoso [Jewell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Jewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Formoso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Formoso
    • Randall [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randall
      • Randall [Jewell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Jewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randall

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jewell ...

Looking for more information about Jewell? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Jewell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jewell.

Adding Jewell to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Jewell County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jewell. 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 Jewell, 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 Jewell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jewell - 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 Jewell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jewell 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jewell) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jewell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JewellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jewell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6716, Longitude: -98.1522       In this case, the coordinates for Jewell 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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