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Atlanta, Kansas
Location within Cowley County and Kansas
Location within Cowley County and Kansas
KDOT map of Cowley County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Cowley
Founded 1885
Incorporated 1903
Area
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Land 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,431 ft (436 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 168
 • Density 350/sq mi (135.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67008
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-03050
GNIS ID 470029

Atlanta is a city in Cowley County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 168.

History

Atlanta was founded in 1885. The first post office in Atlanta was established on August 14, 1885.

Geography

Atlanta is located at 37°26′7″N 96°46′7″W / 37.43528°N 96.76861°W / 37.43528; -96.76861 (37.435287, -96.768672). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Atlanta has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 330
1920 379 14.8%
1930 348 −8.2%
1940 286 −17.8%
1950 309 8.0%
1960 267 −13.6%
1970 216 −19.1%
1980 256 18.5%
1990 232 −9.4%
2000 255 9.9%
2010 195 −23.5%
2020 168 −13.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 195 people, 75 households, and 56 families living in the city. The population density was 390.0 inhabitants per square mile (150.6/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 214.0 per square mile (82.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 83.1% White, 4.1% Native American, 4.6% from other races, and 8.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.3% of the population.

There were 75 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

Education

The community is served by Central USD 462 public school district.

Atlanta High School was closed through school unification. The Atlanta High School mascot was Tigers.

Notable people

The Olympic-medalist runner Glenn Cunningham was born in Atlanta.

See also

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