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Welcome to La Cygne ...

The city of La Cygne is located in Linn County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, La Cygne has a population of 1,120 people<3> (see below for details).

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

La Cygne is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for La Cygne: (913)

The ZIP code for La Cygne: 66040<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Cygne had an population of 1,120 people. This is a decrease of 2.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Cygne had a population of 1,149 people (which is 11.9% of the total population of Linn County). This makes La Cygne the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of La Cygne represents 0.04% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,149 people, the population of La Cygne increased 3.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,115 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Cygne.

Communities near La Cygne ...

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

  • Paola [Miami County]
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    • Paola [Miami County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of La Cygne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,664 people
    • Former names for Paola:
    • Baptiste Spring
    • Peoria Village
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paola<7>
  • Louisburg [Miami County]
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    • Louisburg [Miami County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of La Cygne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,590 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Louisburg:
    • New Saint Lewis
    • Saint Louis
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisburg<7>
  • Osawatomie [Miami County]
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    • Osawatomie [Miami County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of La Cygne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osawatomie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osawatomie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osawatomie<7>
  • Pleasanton [Linn County]
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    • Pleasanton [Linn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of La Cygne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,158 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasanton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Drexel [Bates County]
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      • Drexel [Bates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of La Cygne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drexel<7>
    • Mound City [Linn County]
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      • Mound City [Linn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of La Cygne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 672 people
      • Former name for Mound City:
      • Sugar Mound City
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound City<7>
    • Greeley [Anderson County]
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      • Greeley [Anderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of La Cygne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 302 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greeley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Greeley:
      • Mount Gilead
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greeley<7>
    • Prescott [Linn County]
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      • Prescott [Linn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of La Cygne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
      • Former name for Prescott:
      • Coal Centre
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    • Parker [Linn County]
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      • Parker [Linn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of La Cygne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
    • Fontana [Miami County]
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      • Fontana [Miami County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of La Cygne
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fontana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fontana:
      • Fontania
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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 La Cygne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Cygne.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Cygne. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for La Cygne.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Cygne ...

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

Adding La Cygne to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Cygne. 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 Linn, 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 La Cygne.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Cygne - 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 La Cygne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Cygne 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' (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- La Cygne) 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 La Cygne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La CygneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Cygne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3468, Longitude: -94.7598       In this case, the coordinates for La Cygne 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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