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Smith Center, Kansas
Welcome to Smith Center ...
The location of Smith Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Smith Center: Smith Ctr. (or less commonly used: Smith Cen., Smith Cent. or Smith Cntr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Smith Center has a population of 1,581 people<2> (see below for details).
The origin (or the toponymy) of Smith Center: Named for J. Nelson Smith, a Major with the 2nd Colorado Cavalry and who was killed at the Battle of Westport.
Smith Center is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Smith Center lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Smith Center: (785)
The ZIP code for Smith Center: 66967<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Smith Center had a population of 1,665 people (which is 43.21% of the total population of Smith County). This makes Smith Center the county's most populous community.
The population of Smith Center represents 0.06% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,665 people, the population of Smith Center decreased 13.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,931 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Smith Center had an population of 1,581 people. This is a decrease of 5.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.13% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Smith Center.
Communities near Smith Center ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Smith Center
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Smith Center
Located in Phillips County
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Smith Center
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Smith Center
Located in Phillips County
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Smith Center
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Smith Center
Located in Osborne County
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Smith Center
Located in Jewell County
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Smith Center
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Smith Center
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Smith Center
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Smith Center.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Smith Center:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smith Center ...
Looking for more information about Smith Center? 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 Smith Center, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smith Center.
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This page was last modified: 19 Jul 2019