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Welcome to Strong City (aka 'Strong') ...

The city of Strong City is located in Chase County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Strong City has a population of 446 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Strong City: Named for W.B. Strong, President of the A.T.S.F Railway.

The city of Strong City was previously named Strong.

Strong City is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Strong City is within the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Strong City: 66869<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Strong City had an population of 446 people. This is a decrease of 8.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Strong City had a population of 485 people (or 17.38% of the total population of Chase County). This makes Strong City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Strong City represents 0.02% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 295th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 485 people, the population of Strong City decreased 16.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 584 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Strong City.

Adding Strong City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Strong City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Strong City - it's located in Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Strong City ...

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

  • Emporia [Lyon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emporia
    • Emporia [Lyon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,502 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<7>
  • Council Grove [Morris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Council Grove
    • Council Grove [Morris County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,100 people
    • Council Grove has also been known as:
    • Council
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Council Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Council Grove<7>
  • Americus [Lyon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Americus
    • Americus [Lyon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 872 people
    • Former name for Americus:
    • Sheridan
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Americus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Americus<7>
  • Wilsey [Morris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsey
    • Wilsey [Morris County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 142 people
    • Former name for Wilsey:
    • Mildred
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsey
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elmdale [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmdale
      • Elmdale [Chase County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Strong City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmdale<7>
    • Matfield Green [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matfield Green
      • Matfield Green [Chase County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Strong City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matfield Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matfield Green
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matfield Green<7>
    • Dunlap [Morris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlap
      • Dunlap [Morris County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Strong City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunlap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Dunlap:
      • Hillsborough
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    • Cedar Point [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Point
      • Cedar Point [Chase County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Strong City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
    • Saffordville [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saffordville
      • Saffordville [Chase County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Strong City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saffordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Saffordville:
      • Kenyon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saffordville
    • Bazaar [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bazaar
      • Bazaar [Chase County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Strong City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bazaar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Bazaar:
      • Mary
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bazaar

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Strong City. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Strong City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Strong City ...

Looking for more information about Strong City? 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 Strong City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Strong City.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Strong City. 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 Chase, 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 Strong City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Strong City - 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 Strong City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Strong City 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Strong City) 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 Strong City. 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 Strong CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strong City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3954, Longitude: -96.5368       In this case, the coordinates for Strong City 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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