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Welcome to Kiowa (aka 'Kiowa') ...

The city of Kiowa is located in Barber County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kiowa has a population of 938 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Kiowa: Named after the Kiowa tribe.

The city of Kiowa was previously named New Kiowa.

Kiowa is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kiowa is within the boundaries of the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Kiowa: 67070<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kiowa had an population of 938 people. This is a decrease of 8.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kiowa had a population of 1,026 people (which is 21.11% of the total population of Barber County). This makes Kiowa the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Kiowa represents 0.04% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,026 people, the population of Kiowa decreased 2.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,055 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kiowa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Kiowa - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

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

Communities near Kiowa ...

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

  • Alva [Woods County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alva
    • Alva [Woods County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,882 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alva<6>
  • Medicine Lodge [Barber County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Lodge
    • Medicine Lodge [Barber County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medicine Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medicine Lodge<6>
  • Cherokee [Alfalfa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee
    • Cherokee [Alfalfa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee<6>
  • Burlington [Alfalfa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington [Alfalfa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hardtner [Barber County]
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      • Hardtner [Barber County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardtner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardtner<6>
    • Sharon [Barber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
      • Sharon [Barber County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Sharon:
      • Bible Valley
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    • Hazelton [Barber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelton
      • Hazelton [Barber County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 84 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelton
    • Amorita [Alfalfa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amorita
      • Amorita [Alfalfa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amorita have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amorita
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amorita<6>
    • Byron [Alfalfa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
      • Byron [Alfalfa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byron have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Capron [Woods County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capron
      • Capron [Woods County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 23 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capron

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kiowa ...

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

Adding Kiowa to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Barber County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kiowa. 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 Barber, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kiowa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kiowa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Kiowa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kiowa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kiowa) 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 Kiowa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KiowaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kiowa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0171, Longitude: -98.4853    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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