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Welcome to Mound City ...

The city of Mound City is located in Linn County and is the County Seat for Linn County.

The location of Mound City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mound City has a population of 686 people<2> (see below for details).

Mound City is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mound City lies within the (913) area code.

The ZIP code for Mound City: 66056<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mound City had a population of 694 people (or 7.19% of the total population of Linn County). This makes Mound City the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mound City represents 0.02% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 694 people, the population of Mound City decreased 15.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 821 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mound City had an population of 686 people. This is a decrease of 1.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.44% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mound City.

Communities Also Named Mound City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Mound City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, South Dakota, Texas and Utah.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mound City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mound City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mound City. Our list includes 14 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mound City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mound City ...

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

Communities near Mound City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Pleasanton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Mound City

La Cygne   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Mound City

Linn Valley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Mound City

Hume   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Mound City

Located in Bates County (MO)

Blue Mound   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Mound City

Prescott   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mound City

Parker   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mound City

Fontana   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Mound City

Located in Miami County

Amsterdam   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mound City

Located in Bates County (MO)

Amoret   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mound City

Located in Bates County (MO)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mound City.

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mound City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mound City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Mound City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mound City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mound City) 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 Mound City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mound City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mound City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1396, Longitude: -94.8218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mound City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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