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Welcome to Kirwin ...

The city of Kirwin is located in Phillips County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kirwin has a population of 156 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Kirwin: Named for Colonel Kirwin.

Kirwin is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kirwin is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Kirwin: 67644<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kirwin had an population of 156 people. This is a decrease of 8.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kirwin had a population of 171 people. This makes Kirwin the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 171 people, the population of Kirwin decreased 25.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 229 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kirwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Kirwin - they are located in Illinois and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Kirwin ...

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

  • Phillipsburg [Phillips County]
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    • Phillipsburg [Phillips County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Kirwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Phillipsburg:
    • Phillipsburgh
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg<7>
  • Smith Center [Smith County]
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    • Smith Center [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Center have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smith Center<7>
  • Stockton [Rooks County]
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    • Stockton [Rooks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Kirwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,234 people
    • Former name for Stockton:
    • Stocktown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<7>
  • Kensington [Smith County]
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    • Kensington [Smith County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Agra [Phillips County]
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      • Agra [Phillips County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Kirwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
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    • Woodston [Rooks County]
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      • Woodston [Rooks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Kirwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Woodston has also been known as:
      • Woodston Saw
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodston<7>
    • Gaylord [Smith County]
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      • Gaylord [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Kirwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaylord have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaylord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaylord<7>
    • Alton [Osborne County]
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      • Alton [Osborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Kirwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Alton:
      • Bull City
      • Bull's City
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    • Glade [Phillips County]
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      • Glade [Phillips County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Kirwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Former name for Glade:
      • Marvin
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    • Athol [Smith County]
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      • Athol [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kirwin. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kirwin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kirwin ...

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

Adding Kirwin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kirwin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Phillips County: www.phillipscounty.org/

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 Phillips, 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 Kirwin.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kirwin - 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 Kirwin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kirwin 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Kirwin) 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 Kirwin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KirwinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6732, Longitude: -99.1224    
<6>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.
<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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