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Welcome to Louisburg ...

The city of Louisburg is located in Miami County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Louisburg, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Louisburg has a population of 4,557 people<3> (see below for details).

Louisburg is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Louisburg is within the boundaries of the (913) area code.

The ZIP code for Louisburg: 66053<5>

In the past, Louisburg was named New Saint Lewis.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Louisburg had an population of 4,557 people. This is an increase of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 76.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Louisburg had a population of 4,315 people (which is 13.16% of the total population of Miami County). This makes Louisburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Louisburg represents 0.15% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,315 people, the population of Louisburg increased 67.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,576 people).

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

Communities Also Named Louisburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Kansas communities named Louisburg: This one is located in Miami County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 5 communities that are also named Louisburg - they are located in Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Louisburg ...

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

  • Olathe
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olathe
    • Olathe is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,665 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olathe <6>
  • Grandview
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
    • Grandview is located in Jackson County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,711 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview <6>
  • Belton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belton
    • Belton is located in Cass County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,793 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton <6>
  • Raymore
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymore
    • Raymore is located in Cass County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,532 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymore <6>
  • Gardner
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardner
    • Gardner is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,370 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardner <6>
  • Harrisonville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisonville
    • Harrisonville is located in Cass County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,086 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonville <6>
  • Spring Hill
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,871 people
    • Spring Hill has also been known as:
    • Spring Hill Station
    • Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hill <6>
  • Paola
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Peculiar
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Osawatomie
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Louisburg ...

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

Adding Louisburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From that list, the Louisburg post office opened in 1894.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Louisburg.

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

The official website for Miami County: www.co.miami.ks.us/

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 Miami, 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 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 Louisburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Louisburg - 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 Louisburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Louisburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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