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Welcome to Russell Springs ...

The city of Russell Springs is located in Logan County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Russell Springs: Russell Spgs. (or less commonly used: Russell Spngs. or Russell Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Russell Springs has a population of 24 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Russell Springs is 2,900 feet [884 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Russell Springs is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The area code for Russell Springs: (785)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Russell Springs had an population of 24 people (or a decrease of 25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Russell Springs had a population of 24 people. This makes Russell Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24 people, the population of Russell Springs decreased 25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 32 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Russell Springs.

Communities Also Named Russell Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Russell Springs - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Russell Springs ...

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

  • Winona [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Logan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Russell Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Winona:
    • Gopher
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<6>
  • Page City [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Page City
    • Page City [Logan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Russell Springs
    • Former name for Page City:
    • Page
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Page City
  • McAllaster [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAllaster
    • McAllaster [Logan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Russell Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McAllaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAllaster
  • Monument [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monument
    • Monument [Logan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Russell Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monument
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkader [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkader
      • Elkader [Logan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Russell Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkader have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Elkader:
      • Ben Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkader
    • Pence [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pence
      • Pence [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Russell Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pence
    • Oakley [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Logan County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Russell Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,030 people
      • Former name for Oakley:
      • Gilmore
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakley<6>
    • Wallace [Wallace County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallace
      • Wallace [Wallace County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Russell Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 61 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<6>
    • Spica [Thomas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spica
      • Spica [Thomas County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Russell Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spica
    • Marienthal [Wichita County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marienthal
      • Marienthal [Wichita County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the south of Russell Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marienthal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marienthal

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Russell Springs. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Russell Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russell Springs ...

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

Adding Russell Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Russell Springs. 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 Logan, 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 Russell Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Russell Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Russell Springs) 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 Russell Springs. 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 Russell SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russell Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9127, Longitude: -101.1758       In this case, the coordinates for Russell Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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