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Piqua, Kansas
KDOT map of Woodson County (legend)
Piqua, Kansas is located in Kansas
Piqua, Kansas
Piqua, Kansas
Location in Kansas
Piqua, Kansas is located in the United States
Piqua, Kansas
Piqua, Kansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kansas
County Woodson
Founded 1882
Named for Piqua, Ohio
Area
 • Total 4.007 sq mi (10.38 km2)
 • Land 3.968 sq mi (10.28 km2)
 • Water 0.039 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
1,027 ft (313 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 107
 • Density 26.70/sq mi (10.31/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-56000
GNIS ID 474484

Piqua is an unincorporated community in Woodson County, Kansas, United States. Its population was 107 as of the 2010 census.

History

Piqua had its start in the year 1882 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named after the city of Piqua, Ohio. The first post office in Piqua was established in March 1882.

Geography

Latitude of Piqua is 37.922N and longitude is -95.535W. Piqua is located on U.S. Route 54 and is east of U.S. Route 75. Piqua is located between the cities of Yates Center and Iola.

Demographics

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

Education

The community is served by Woodson USD 366 public school district.

Notable people

  • Buster Keaton (1895–1966), acclaimed actor and film director. He was born in Piqua while his mother was traveling.
  • Fred Kipp, Major league baseball pitcher between 1957 and 1960 with the Dodgers and Yankees.
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