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Welcome to Speed ...

The city of Speed is located in Phillips County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Speed has a population of 34 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Speed is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Speed: (785)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Speed had an population of 34 people. This is a decrease of 8.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Speed had a population of 37 people. This makes Speed the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 37 people, the population of Speed decreased 15.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 44 people).

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

Communities Also Named Speed ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Speed - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Speed ...

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

  • Phillipsburg [Phillips County]
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    • Phillipsburg [Phillips County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Speed
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Phillipsburg:
    • Phillipsburgh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg<6>
  • Stockton [Rooks County]
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    • Stockton [Rooks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Speed
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,234 people
    • Former name for Stockton:
    • Stocktown
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<6>
  • Logan [Phillips County]
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    • Logan [Phillips County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Speed
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Logan:
    • Deeversville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<6>
  • Agra [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agra
    • Agra [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Speed
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agra
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kirwin [Phillips County]
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      • Kirwin [Phillips County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Speed
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirwin<6>
    • Prairie View [Phillips County]
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      • Prairie View [Phillips County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Speed
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie View
    • Long Island [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island [Phillips County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Speed
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
    • Glade [Phillips County]
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      • Glade [Phillips County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Speed
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Former name for Glade:
      • Marvin
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    • Densmore [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Densmore
      • Densmore [Norton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Speed
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Densmore
    • Claudell [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claudell
      • Claudell [Smith County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Speed
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claudell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Speed ...

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

Adding Speed to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Phillips County: www.phillipscounty.org/

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 Phillips, 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 Speed.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Speed - 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- Speed) 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 Speed. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SpeedOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Speed. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6766, Longitude: -99.4211       In this case, the coordinates for Speed 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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