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Welcome to Zenda ...

The city of Zenda is located in Kingman County<1>.

The location of Zenda has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Zenda has a population of 76 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Zenda was previously named Rochester.

Zenda is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Zenda: (620)

The ZIP code for Zenda: 67159<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Zenda had an population of 76 people. This is a decrease of 15.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 38.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Zenda had a population of 90 people. This makes Zenda the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 90 people, the population of Zenda decreased 26.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 123 people).

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

Communities Also Named Zenda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Zenda - they are located in Idaho, Missouri, Ontario, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Zenda ...

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

  • Kingman [Kingman County]
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    • Kingman [Kingman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Zenda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,765 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Kingman:
    • Sherman
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingman<7>
  • Medicine Lodge [Barber County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Lodge
    • Medicine Lodge [Barber County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Zenda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medicine Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medicine Lodge<7>
  • Harper [Harper County]
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    • Harper [Harper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Zenda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,293 people
    • Former name for Harper:
    • Cora City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harper<7>
  • Attica [Harper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attica
    • Attica [Harper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Zenda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Attica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attica<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cunningham [Kingman County]
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      • Cunningham [Kingman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Zenda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cunningham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cunningham
    • Sharon [Barber County]
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      • Sharon [Barber County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Zenda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Sharon:
      • Bible Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
    • Isabel [Barber County]
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      • Isabel [Barber County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Zenda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isabel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isabel
    • Spivey [Kingman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spivey
      • Spivey [Kingman County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Zenda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spivey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spivey
    • Nashville [Kingman County]
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      • Nashville [Kingman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Zenda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Penalosa [Kingman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penalosa
      • Penalosa [Kingman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Zenda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penalosa

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zenda ...

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

Adding Zenda to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zenda. 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 Kingman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Zenda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zenda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Zenda). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Zenda or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Zenda) 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 Zenda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ZendaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zenda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4447, Longitude: -98.2817       In this case, the coordinates for Zenda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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