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Welcome to Leoti ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leoti has a population of 1,448 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Leoti was previously named Bonosa.

Leoti is 3,300 feet [1,006 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Leoti is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Leoti (for example, toward Sheridan Lake (CO)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Leoti is located in the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Leoti: 67861<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leoti had an population of 1,448 people. This is a decrease of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leoti had a population of 1,534 people (or 68.67% of the total population of Wichita County). This makes Leoti the county's most populous community.

The population of Leoti represents 0.05% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,534 people, the population of Leoti decreased 4.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,598 people).

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

Communities near Leoti ...

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

  • Marienthal [Wichita County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marienthal
    • Marienthal [Wichita County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Leoti
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marienthal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marienthal
  • Selkirk [Wichita County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selkirk
    • Selkirk [Wichita County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Leoti
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selkirk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Selkirk has also been known as:
    • Selkirk Station
  • Modoc [Scott County]
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    • Modoc [Scott County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Leoti
    • Former name for Modoc:
    • Plummer
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Modoc
  • Pence [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pence
    • Pence [Scott County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Leoti
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pence
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tribune [Greeley County]
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      • Tribune [Greeley County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the west of Leoti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 724 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tribune have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tribune
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tribune<7>
    • Horace [Greeley County]
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      • Horace [Greeley County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the west of Leoti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horace
    • Scott City [Scott County]
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      • Scott City [Scott County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the east of Leoti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scott City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Scott City:
      • Scott
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scott City<7>
    • Russell Springs [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell Springs
      • Russell Springs [Logan County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<6> to the north of Leoti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russell Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell Springs
    • Wallace [Wallace County]
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      • Wallace [Wallace County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Leoti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 61 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<7>
    • Sharon Springs [Wallace County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon Springs
      • Sharon Springs [Wallace County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Leoti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 769 people
      • Former name for Sharon Springs:
      • Eagle Trail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon Springs<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leoti ...

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

Adding Leoti to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leoti. 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 Wichita, 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 Leoti.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leoti - 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 Leoti). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leoti 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leoti) 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 Leoti. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeotiOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leoti. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4833, Longitude: -101.3573       In this case, the coordinates for Leoti 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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