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Welcome to Tipton ...

The city of Tipton is located in Mitchell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tipton has a population of 192 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The city of Tipton was previously named Pittsburg.

Tipton is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Tipton lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Tipton: 67485<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tipton had an population of 192 people. This is a decrease of 8.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tipton had a population of 210 people. This makes Tipton the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 210 people, the population of Tipton decreased 13.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 243 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tipton ...

While we believe that this Tipton is located in Mitchell County, we know of another 2 Kansas communities named Tipton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cowley and Montgomery County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 23 communities that are also named Tipton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Tipton ...

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

  • Osborne [Osborne County]
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    • Osborne [Osborne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Tipton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Osborne:
    • Penn
    • Osborne has also been known as:
    • Peru
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osborne<7>
  • Downs [Osborne County]
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    • Downs [Osborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Tipton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
    • Former name for Downs:
    • Violet
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downs<7>
  • Cawker City [Mitchell County]
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    • Cawker City [Mitchell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Tipton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cawker City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cawker City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cawker City<7>
  • Glen Elder [Mitchell County]
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    • Glen Elder [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Tipton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Elder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Elder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Elder<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lucas [Russell County]
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      • Lucas [Russell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Tipton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucas<7>
    • Luray [Russell County]
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      • Luray [Russell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Tipton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
      • Former name for Luray:
      • Lura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luray
    • Portis [Osborne County]
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      • Portis [Osborne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Tipton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Former name for Portis:
      • Bethany
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portis
    • Hunter [Mitchell County]
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      • Hunter [Mitchell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Tipton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<7>
    • Dispatch [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dispatch
      • Dispatch [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Tipton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dispatch
    • Bloomington [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomington
      • Bloomington [Osborne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Tipton
      • Former name for Bloomington:
      • Tilden
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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 Tipton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tipton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tipton ...

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

Adding Tipton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tipton. 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 Mitchell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tipton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tipton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Tipton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tipton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Tipton) 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 Tipton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TiptonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tipton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3398, Longitude: -98.4709    
<6>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.
<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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