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Talmage, Kansas
KDOT map of Dickinson County (legend)
Talmage, Kansas is located in Kansas
Talmage, Kansas
Talmage, Kansas
Location in Kansas
Talmage, Kansas is located in the United States
Talmage, Kansas
Talmage, Kansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kansas
County Dickinson
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,211 ft (369 m)
 • Total 78
 • Density 808/sq mi (312/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-69925
GNIS ID 476481

Talmage is an unincorporated community in Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 78.


In 1887, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway built a branch line from Neva (3 miles west of Strong City) through Talmage to Superior, Nebraska. In 1996, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway merged with Burlington Northern Railroad and renamed to the current BNSF Railway. Most locals still refer to this railroad as the "Santa Fe".

The post office was established December 22, 1887.


Talmage is located in northwestern Dickinson County, just south of state highway K-18 in the valley of Mud Creek. Via K-18 and K-15, the county seat of Abilene is 11 miles (18 km) to the southeast.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Talmage has an area of 0.10 square miles (0.25 km2), all of it land.

See also: List of books about Dickinson County, Kansas
  • Dickinson County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 99
2020 78 −21.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

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


The community is served by Abilene USD 435 public school district.

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