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Welcome to Milford ...

The city of Milford is located in Geary County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milford has a population of 513 people<2> (see below for details).

Milford is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Milford is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Milford: 66514<4>

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

The city of Milford was previously named Bacheller.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milford had an population of 513 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milford had a population of 530 people. This makes Milford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Milford represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 285th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 530 people, the population of Milford increased 5.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 502 people).

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

Communities Also Named Milford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 39 communities that are also named Milford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Milford ...

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

  • Manhattan
  • Junction City
  • Clay Center
  • Ogden
  • Grandview Plaza
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    • Grandview Plaza lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Milford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview Plaza have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview Plaza
  • Chapman
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    • Chapman lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Milford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,323 people
    • Former name for Chapman:
    • Chapman's Creek
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapman<6>
  • Riley
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    • Riley lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Milford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Former names for Riley:
    • Riley Center
    • Union
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riley<6>
  • Wakefield
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    • Wakefield lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Milford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
  • Leonardville
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    • Leonardville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Milford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 432 people
    • Former name for Leonardville:
    • Alembic
    • Leonardville has also been known as:
    • Leonard
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonardville<6>
  • Randolph
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    • Randolph lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Milford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
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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 Milford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milford ...

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

Adding Milford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Milford 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 that we've found for Milford was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milford.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Geary, 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 Milford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milford - 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 Milford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Milford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MilfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1751, Longitude: -96.9133    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




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