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Waterville, Kansas
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The location of Waterville

Welcome to Waterville ...

The city of Waterville is located in Marshall County.

The location of Waterville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Waterville has a population of 639 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Waterville: Named after Waterville, New York (NY).

Waterville is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Waterville lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Waterville: 66548<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waterville had a population of 680 people (which is 6.72% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Waterville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Waterville represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 253rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 680 people, the population of Waterville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 681 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Waterville had an population of 639 people. This is a decrease of 6.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waterville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marysville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Waterville

Washington   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Waterville

Located in Washington County

Blue Rapids   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Waterville

Frankfort   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Waterville

Hanover   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Waterville

Located in Washington County

Linn   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Waterville

Located in Washington County

Greenleaf   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Waterville

Located in Washington County

Olsburg   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Waterville

Located in Pottawatomie County

Randolph   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Waterville

Located in Riley County

Barnes   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Waterville

Located in Washington County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Waterville.

Communities Also Named Waterville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Waterville: This one is located in Marshall County and the other is located in Riley County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 31 communities that are also named Waterville - they are located in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts (2), Minnesota, New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec (2), Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waterville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waterville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waterville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Waterville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kansas

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About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waterville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Waterville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waterville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Waterville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waterville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waterville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6920, Longitude: -96.7473     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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