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Ada, Kansas
KDOT map of Ottawa County (legend)
Ada, Kansas is located in Kansas
Ada, Kansas
Ada, Kansas
Location in Kansas
Ada, Kansas is located in the United States
Ada, Kansas
Ada, Kansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ottawa
Township Fountain
Elevation
1,299 ft (396 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 86
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-00225
GNIS ID 476271

Ada is an unincorporated community in Ottawa County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the community and nearby areas was 86. It is located approximately 12 miles west of Minneapolis.

History

Ada was a station on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

A post office was opened in Ada in the 1870s, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1998.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 100
2020 86 −14.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Ada as a census-designated place (CDP) starting with the 2010 census.

Education

The community is served by North Ottawa County USD 239 public school district.

Ada High School was closed through school unification in 1965. The Ada High School mascot was Wildcats.

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