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Welcome to Mound City ...

The city of Mound City is located in Linn County<1> and is the County Seat for Linn County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mound City has a population of 678 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The city of Mound City was previously named Sugar Mound City.

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 is within the (913) area code.

The ZIP code for Mound City: 66056<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mound City had an population of 678 people. This is a decrease of 2.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mound City had a population of 694 people (which is 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 (with a count of 821 people).

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.

Communities near Mound City ...

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

  • Pleasanton [Linn County]
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    • Pleasanton [Linn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mound City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,158 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasanton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasanton<7>
  • La Cygne [Linn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Cygne
    • La Cygne [Linn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Mound City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Cygne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Cygne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Cygne<7>
  • Linn Valley [Linn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linn Valley
    • Linn Valley [Linn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Mound City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linn Valley
  • Hume [Bates County]
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    • Hume [Bates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Mound City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hume have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hume
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Prescott [Linn County]
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      • Prescott [Linn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Mound City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
      • Former name for Prescott:
      • Coal Centre
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    • Blue Mound [Linn County]
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      • Blue Mound [Linn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Mound City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Blue Mound:
      • Babcock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mound
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Mound<7>
    • Parker [Linn County]
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      • Parker [Linn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mound City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
    • Fontana [Miami County]
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      • Fontana [Miami County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Mound City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fontana have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fontana:
      • Fontania
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fontana
    • Amsterdam [Bates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam
      • Amsterdam [Bates County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mound City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amsterdam have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amsterdam<7>
    • Amoret [Bates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amoret
      • Amoret [Bates County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mound City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 181 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amoret

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mound City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mound City. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Mound City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mound City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mound City on our Genealogy Page.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Linn, 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 Mound City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mound City - 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 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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mound CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mound City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1426, Longitude: -94.8131    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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