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Welcome to Schoenchen ...

The city of Schoenchen is located in Ellis County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schoenchen has a population of 206 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Schoenchen is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Schoenchen lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Schoenchen: 67667<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schoenchen had an population of 206 people. This is a decrease of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schoenchen had a population of 207 people. This makes Schoenchen the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 207 people, the population of Schoenchen decreased 3.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 214 people).

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

Communities near Schoenchen ...

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

  • Hays (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
    • Hays lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Schoenchen and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,829 people
    • Former name for Hays:
    • Hays City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hays<7>
  • Ellis (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Ellis lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Schoenchen and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellis<7>
  • Victoria (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Victoria lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Schoenchen and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,215 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victoria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
  • La Crosse (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
    • La Crosse lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crosse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<7>
  • Otis (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
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    • Otis lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otis<7>
  • Bison (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bison
    • Bison lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bison
  • McCracken (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCracken
    • McCracken lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCracken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCracken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCracken<7>
  • Rush Center (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush Center
    • Rush Center lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Rush Center:
    • Rushcenter
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rush Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rush Center<7>
  • Liebenthal (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liebenthal
    • Liebenthal lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liebenthal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liebenthal
  • Timken (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timken
    • Timken lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Schoenchen and is located in Rush County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timken

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schoenchen ...

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

Adding Schoenchen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Schoenchen 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 Schoenchen was on a map titled Map of Kansas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Schoenchen

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kansas

About Ellis County

About Kansas

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

The official website for Ellis County: www.ellisco.net/

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 Ellis, 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 Schoenchen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schoenchen - 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 Schoenchen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Schoenchen 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Schoenchen) 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 Schoenchen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SchoenchenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schoenchen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7128, Longitude: -99.3318       In this case, the coordinates for Schoenchen 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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