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Gove City, Kansas
|Named for||Grenville Gove|
|• Total||0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)|
|• Land||0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,631 ft (802 m)|
|• Density||333/sq mi (127/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Gove City was founded in 1885. It was designated county seat in 1886, and incorporated in 1888. It is named for Grenville Gove, member of the 11th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry.
Gove City is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.(38.959576, -100.487316). According to the
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Gove City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 80 people, 37 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density was 320.0 inhabitants per square mile (123.6/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 224.0 per square mile (86.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White and 2.5% from two or more races.
There were 37 households, of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.5% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.86.
The median age in the city was 48 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.3% female.
Gove is a part of USD 292 Wheatland. The Wheatland High School mascot is a Thunderhawk.
Gove High School was closed through school unification. The Gove High School mascot was Gove Panthers.
In Spanish: Gove City para niños
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