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Welcome to Kensington ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kensington has a population of 435 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Kensington.
Kensington is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Kensington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Kensington lies within the (785) area code.
The ZIP code for Kensington: 66951<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kensington had an population of 435 people. This is a decrease of 8.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kensington had a population of 473 people (or 12.28% of the total population of Smith County). This makes Kensington the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Kensington represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 298th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 473 people, the population of Kensington decreased 10.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 529 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kensington.
Communities Also Named Kensington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Kensington - they are located in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina (3), Tennessee and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kensington.
Communities near Kensington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kensington.
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 Kensington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kensington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kensington. 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 Kensington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kensington. See our Newspapers Page for Kensington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kensington ...
Looking for more information about Kensington? 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 Kensington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kensington.
Adding Kensington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Kensington 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 Kensington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Kensington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kensington on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kensington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022