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Welcome to Winfield ...

The city of Winfield is located in Cowley County<1> and is the County Seat for Cowley County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winfield has a population of 11,900 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Winfield: Named for Winfield Scott, a Baptist minister.

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

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

Winfield lies within the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Winfield: 67156<4>

Websites for Winfield ...

Official Website: www.winfieldks.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winfield had an population of 11,900 people. This is a decrease of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winfield had a population of 12,301 people (or 33.88% of the total population of Cowley County). This makes Winfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Winfield represents 0.43% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,301 people, the population of Winfield has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,206 people).

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

Communities Also Named Winfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Winfield - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Winfield ...

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

  • Arkansas City [Cowley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas City
    • Arkansas City [Cowley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Winfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,608 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkansas City<6>
  • Douglass [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass
    • Douglass [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Winfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,646 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglass<6>
  • Belle Plaine [Sumner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Plaine
    • Belle Plaine [Sumner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Winfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Plaine have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Plaine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Plaine<6>
  • Oxford [Sumner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Sumner County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Winfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 988 people
    • Former names for Oxford:
    • Hapawalla
    • Neptawah
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Udall [Cowley County]
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      • Udall [Cowley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Winfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Udall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Udall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Udall<6>
    • Burden [Cowley County]
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      • Burden [Cowley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Winfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 527 people
      • Former name for Burden:
      • Burdenville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burden<6>
    • Parkerfield [Cowley County]
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      • Parkerfield [Cowley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Winfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkerfield
    • Dexter [Cowley County]
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      • Dexter [Cowley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Winfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<6>
    • Atlanta [Cowley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
      • Atlanta [Cowley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Winfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<6>
    • Geuda Springs [Sumner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geuda Springs
      • Geuda Springs [Sumner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Winfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geuda Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Geuda Springs:
      • Geuda
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geuda Springs

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Winfield. Our list includes 51 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Winfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winfield ...

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

Adding Winfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Visit our Community Index for Kansas

About Cowley County

About Kansas

The official website for Winfield: www.winfieldks.org/

The official website for Cowley County: www.cowleycounty.org/

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 Cowley, 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 Winfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winfield - 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 Winfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winfield 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winfield) 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 Winfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2404, Longitude: -96.9857    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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