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Welcome to Prairie View ...

The city of Prairie View is located in Phillips County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Prairie View: Prairie Vw.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Prairie View has a population of 121 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Prairie View is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Prairie View is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Prairie View lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Prairie View: 67664<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prairie View had an population of 121 people. This is a decrease of 9.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prairie View had a population of 134 people. This makes Prairie View the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 134 people, the population of Prairie View decreased 4.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 141 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Prairie View.

Communities Also Named Prairie View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Prairie View: This one is located in Phillips County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 8 communities that are also named Prairie View - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois (2), Michigan, New Mexico, Saskatchewan and Texas.

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

Communities near Prairie View ...

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

  • Norton [Norton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norton
    • Norton [Norton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Prairie View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Norton:
    • Billingsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton<7>
  • Phillipsburg [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Prairie View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Phillipsburg:
    • Phillipsburgh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg<7>
  • Logan [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Phillips County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Prairie View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Logan:
    • Deeversville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<7>
  • Almena [Norton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almena
    • Almena [Norton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Prairie View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Almena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almena
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Long Island [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island [Phillips County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Prairie View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
    • Glade [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade
      • Glade [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Prairie View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Former name for Glade:
      • Marvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade
    • Edmond [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmond
      • Edmond [Norton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Prairie View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmond have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edmond has also been known as:
      • Edmond City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmond
    • Speed [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speed
      • Speed [Phillips County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Prairie View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Speed have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speed
    • Densmore [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Densmore
      • Densmore [Norton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Prairie View
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Densmore
    • Flynn Junction [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flynn Junction
      • Flynn Junction [Harlan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Prairie View
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flynn Junction

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prairie View ...

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

Adding Prairie View to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Phillips County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Phillips County: www.phillipscounty.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 Phillips, 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 Prairie View.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prairie View - 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 Prairie View). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Prairie View 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Prairie View) 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 Prairie View. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prairie ViewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prairie View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8324, Longitude: -99.5727    
<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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