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Welcome to Strong City (aka 'Strong') ...
The location of Strong City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Strong City, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Strong City: Named for W.B. Strong, President of the A.T.S.F Railway.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Strong City has a population of 446 people<3> (see below for details).
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>
The city of Strong City has also been called Strong.
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 (which had a count of 584 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Strong City.
Communities Also Named Strong City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Strong City was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Strong City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Strong City.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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