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Welcome to Palmer ...

The city of Palmer is located in Washington County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Palmer has a population of 105 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Palmer is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Palmer lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Palmer: 66962<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palmer had an population of 105 people. This is a decrease of 5.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmer had a population of 111 people. This makes Palmer the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 111 people, the population of Palmer increased 2.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 108 people).

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

Communities Also Named Palmer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Palmer: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Ellis County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 36 communities that are also named Palmer - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Palmer ...

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

  • Clay Center [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Center
    • Clay Center [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Palmer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Center have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay Center<7>
  • Washington [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Palmer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,065 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>
  • Clyde [Cloud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde [Cloud County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Palmer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Clyde:
    • Elk Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<7>
  • Clifton [Washington County]
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    • Clifton [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Palmer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 506 people
    • Clifton has also been known as:
    • West Clifton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Linn [Washington County]
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      • Linn [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Palmer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linn<7>
    • Greenleaf [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenleaf
      • Greenleaf [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Palmer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenleaf
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenleaf<7>
    • Morganville [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganville
      • Morganville [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Palmer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
      • Former name for Morganville:
      • Della
      • Morganville has also been known as:
      • Morgantown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganville
    • Barnes [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnes
      • Barnes [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Palmer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnes<7>
    • Morrowville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrowville
      • Morrowville [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Palmer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 147 people
      • Former name for Morrowville:
      • Morrow Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrowville
    • Green [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green
      • Green [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Palmer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green<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 Palmer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palmer.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Palmer. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Palmer.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmer ...

Looking for more information about Palmer? 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 Palmer, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Palmer.

Adding Palmer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palmer. 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 Washington, 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 Palmer.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmer - 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 Palmer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Palmer 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 from Point A (ie- Palmer) 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 Palmer. 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 PalmerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6321, Longitude: -97.1404    
<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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