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Welcome to Speed ...
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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022