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Welcome to Woodston (aka 'Woodston Saw') ...

The city of Woodston is located in Rooks County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodston has a population of 129 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The city of Woodston has also been called Woodston Saw.

Woodston is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Woodston: (785)

The ZIP code for Woodston: 67675<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodston had an population of 129 people. This is a decrease of 5.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodston had a population of 136 people. This makes Woodston the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 136 people, the population of Woodston increased 17.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 116 people).

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

Communities near Woodston ...

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

  • Plainville [Rooks County]
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    • Plainville [Rooks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Woodston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainville<7>
  • Stockton [Rooks County]
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    • Stockton [Rooks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Woodston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,234 people
    • Former name for Stockton:
    • Stocktown
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<7>
  • Natoma [Osborne County]
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    • Natoma [Osborne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Woodston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Natoma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Natoma:
    • Tapley
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natoma<7>
  • Kirwin [Phillips County]
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    • Kirwin [Phillips County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Woodston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirwin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gaylord [Smith County]
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      • Gaylord [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaylord have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaylord<7>
    • Alton [Osborne County]
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      • Alton [Osborne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Woodston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Alton:
      • Bull City
      • Bull's City
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    • Glade [Phillips County]
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      • Glade [Phillips County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Woodston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Former name for Glade:
      • Marvin
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    • Cedar [Smith County]
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      • Cedar [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Cedar:
      • Cedarville
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    • Claudell [Smith County]
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      • Claudell [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Woodston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claudell
    • Bloomington [Osborne County]
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      • Bloomington [Osborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Woodston
      • 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 Woodston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodston.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodston. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Woodston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodston ...

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

Adding Woodston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Rooks County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rooks County: www.rookscounty.net/

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 Rooks, 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 Woodston.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodston - 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 Woodston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodston 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodston) 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 Woodston. 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 WoodstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4541, Longitude: -99.0979    
<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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