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Welcome to Rexford ...

The city of Rexford is located in Thomas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rexford has a population of 224 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Rexford: Named for Jacob Rexford, an early settler in this area.

Rexford is 2,950 feet [899 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Rexford is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Rexford (for example, toward Goodland), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Rexford: (785)

The ZIP code for Rexford: 67753<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rexford had a population of 232 people. This makes Rexford the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 232 people, the population of Rexford increased 47.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 157 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rexford had an population of 224 people. This is a decrease of 3.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rexford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Colby   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Rexford

Hoxie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rexford

Located in Sheridan County

Selden   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rexford

Located in Sheridan County

Gem   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Rexford

Menlo   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Rexford

Leoville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rexford

Located in Decatur County

Dresden   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rexford

Located in Decatur County

Grinnell   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of Rexford

Located in Gove County

Levant   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of Rexford

Oakley   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of Rexford

Located in Logan County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rexford.

Communities Also Named Rexford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rexford - they are located in Colorado, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rexford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rexford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rexford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rexford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rexford ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rexford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rexford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Rexford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rexford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Rexford) 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 Rexford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rexford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rexford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4705, Longitude: -100.7433     [Map].

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