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Welcome to Longford (aka 'Longford Station') ...

The city of Longford is located in Clay County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Longford, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1875.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Longford has a population of 72 people<2> (see below for details).

Longford is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Longford is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Longford: 67458<4>

The city of Longford has also been called Longford Station.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Longford had an population of 72 people. This is a decrease of 8.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Longford had a population of 79 people. This makes Longford the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 79 people, the population of Longford decreased 15.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 94 people).

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

Communities Also Named Longford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Longford - they are located in Maryland, North Carolina and Ontario.

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

Communities near Longford ...

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

  • Abilene
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Clay Center
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Solomon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Wakefield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Bennington
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Miltonvale
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Manchester
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester is located in Dickinson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
  • Oak Hill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
  • Vine Creek
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vine Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vine Creek
    • Vine Creek is located in Ottawa County
    • Former name for Vine Creek:
    • Vine
  • Industry
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Industry
    • Industry is located in Clay County

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Longford. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Longford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longford ...

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

Adding Longford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Longford 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 Longford was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Longford post office opened in 1875.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Longford.

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

The official website for Clay County:

The official website for State of Kansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Clay, 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 Longford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longford - 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 Longford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Longford 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:


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