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Welcome to Linn ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Linn, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1878.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Linn: Named for Lewis Fields Linn (1796-1843), U.S. Senator from Missouri (MO).

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Linn has a population of 386 people<2> (see below for details).

Linn is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Linn lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Linn: 66953<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Linn had an population of 386 people. This is a decrease of 5.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Linn had a population of 410 people (or 7.07% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Linn the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Linn represents 0.01% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 319th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 410 people, the population of Linn decreased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 425 people).

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

Communities Also Named Linn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Linn - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Linn ...

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

  • Washington
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Hanover
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
    • Hanover is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover <5>
  • Clyde
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde is located in Cloud County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 647 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde <5>
  • Waterville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Clifton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 506 people
    • Clifton has also been known as:
    • West Clifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton <5>
  • Greenleaf
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenleaf
    • Greenleaf is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 303 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenleaf <5>
  • Morganville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganville
    • Morganville is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
    • Morganville has also been known as:
    • Morgantown
  • Barnes
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Morrowville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrowville
    • Morrowville is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 147 people
  • Green
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Linn ...

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

Adding Linn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Linn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Linn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Linn post office opened in 1878.

We also found Linn in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Linn.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Linn. 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 Washington, 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 Linn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Linn - 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 Linn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Linn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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