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Welcome to Neosho Rapids ...

The city of Neosho Rapids is located in Lyon County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Neosho Rapids: Neosho Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Neosho Rapids has a population of 263 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Neosho Rapids: Named after the rapids along the Neosho River.

The city of Neosho Rapids was previously named Italia.

Neosho Rapids is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Neosho Rapids is located in the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Neosho Rapids: 66864<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Neosho Rapids had an population of 263 people. This is a decrease of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Neosho Rapids had a population of 265 people. This makes Neosho Rapids the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 265 people, the population of Neosho Rapids decreased 3.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 274 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Neosho Rapids.

Communities near Neosho Rapids ...

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

  • Emporia [Lyon County]
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    • Emporia [Lyon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Neosho Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,502 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<7>
  • Burlington [Coffey County]
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    • Burlington [Coffey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Neosho Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,545 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<7>
  • Lebo [Coffey County]
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    • Lebo [Coffey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Neosho Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 883 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebo<7>
  • Americus [Lyon County]
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    • Americus [Lyon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Neosho Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 872 people
    • Former name for Americus:
    • Sheridan
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madison [Greenwood County]
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      • Madison [Greenwood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Neosho Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Olpe [Lyon County]
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      • Olpe [Lyon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Neosho Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olpe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Olpe:
      • Bitlertown
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    • New Strawn [Coffey County]
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      • New Strawn [Coffey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Neosho Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 377 people
      • Former name for New Strawn:
      • Sidney
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    • Hartford [Lyon County]
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      • Hartford [Lyon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Neosho Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 368 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gridley [Coffey County]
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      • Gridley [Coffey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Neosho Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gridley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Reading [Lyon County]
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      • Reading [Lyon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Neosho Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reading have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Neosho Rapids ...

Looking for more information about Neosho Rapids? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Neosho Rapids, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Neosho Rapids.

Adding Neosho Rapids to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Neosho Rapids 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 Neosho Rapids was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Lyon County

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

The official website for Lyon County: www.lyoncounty.org/

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 Lyon, 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 have 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 Neosho Rapids.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Neosho Rapids - 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 Neosho Rapids). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Neosho Rapids or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Neosho Rapids) 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 Neosho Rapids. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Neosho RapidsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Neosho Rapids. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3685, Longitude: -95.9919       In this case, the coordinates for Neosho Rapids have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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