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Welcome to Pretty Prairie ...

The city of Pretty Prairie is located in Reno County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pretty Prairie has a population of 649 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pretty Prairie is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pretty Prairie is within the boundaries of the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Pretty Prairie: 67570<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pretty Prairie had an population of 649 people. This is a decrease of 4.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pretty Prairie had a population of 680 people. This makes Pretty Prairie the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Pretty Prairie represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 254th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 680 people, the population of Pretty Prairie increased 10.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 615 people).

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

Communities near Pretty Prairie ...

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

  • Kingman [Kingman County]
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    • Kingman [Kingman County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Pretty Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,765 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Kingman:
    • Sherman
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingman<7>
  • South Hutchinson [Reno County]
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    • South Hutchinson [Reno County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Pretty Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,494 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hutchinson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Hutchinson<7>
  • Cheney [Sedgwick County]
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    • Cheney [Sedgwick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Pretty Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<7>
  • Haven [Reno County]
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    • Haven [Reno County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Pretty Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,184 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haven<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arlington [Reno County]
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      • Arlington [Reno County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Pretty Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
    • Partridge [Reno County]
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      • Partridge [Reno County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Pretty Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
      • Former name for Partridge:
      • Reno Center
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    • Abbyville [Reno County]
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      • Abbyville [Reno County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Pretty Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Langdon [Reno County]
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      • Langdon [Reno County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Pretty Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langdon
    • Penalosa [Kingman County]
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      • Penalosa [Kingman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Pretty Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penalosa
    • Castleton [Reno County]
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      • Castleton [Reno County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pretty Prairie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castleton

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pretty Prairie. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pretty Prairie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pretty Prairie ...

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

Adding Pretty Prairie to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Reno County: www.rngov.reno.ks.us/

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 Reno, 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 Pretty Prairie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pretty Prairie - 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 Pretty Prairie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pretty Prairie 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pretty Prairie) 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 Pretty Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pretty PrairieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pretty Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7801, Longitude: -98.0231       In this case, the coordinates for Pretty Prairie 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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