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Welcome to Kingman ...

The city of Kingman is located in Kingman County<1> and is the County Seat for Kingman County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kingman has a population of 2,802 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Kingman: Named for Samuel A. Kingman (1818-1904), Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court.

The city of Kingman was previously named Sherman.

Kingman is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Kingman lies within the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Kingman: 67068<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kingman had an population of 2,802 people. This is a decrease of 11.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kingman had a population of 3,177 people (or 40.43% of the total population of Kingman County). This makes Kingman the county's most populous community.

The population of Kingman represents 0.11% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,177 people, the population of Kingman decreased 6.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,387 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kingman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Kingman - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Ohio and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Kingman ...

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

  • Cheney [Sedgwick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheney
    • Cheney [Sedgwick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Kingman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<7>
  • Pretty Prairie [Reno County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pretty Prairie
    • Pretty Prairie [Reno County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Kingman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pretty Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pretty Prairie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pretty Prairie<7>
  • Arlington [Reno County]
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    • Arlington [Reno County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Kingman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Cunningham [Kingman County]
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    • Cunningham [Kingman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Kingman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cunningham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cunningham
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norwich [Kingman County]
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      • Norwich [Kingman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Kingman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<7>
    • Zenda [Kingman County]
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      • Zenda [Kingman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Kingman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zenda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Zenda:
      • Rochester
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zenda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zenda<7>
    • Spivey [Kingman County]
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      • Spivey [Kingman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Kingman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spivey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spivey
    • Langdon [Reno County]
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      • Langdon [Reno County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Kingman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langdon
    • Penalosa [Kingman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penalosa
      • Penalosa [Kingman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Kingman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penalosa
    • Belmont [Kingman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Kingman County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Kingman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kingman. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kingman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kingman ...

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

Adding Kingman to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kingman. 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 Kingman, 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 Kingman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kingman - 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 Kingman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kingman 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- Kingman) 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 Kingman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KingmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kingman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6470, Longitude: -98.1137       In this case, the coordinates for Kingman 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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