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Yoder, Kansas
census-designated place
Hardware & Lumber in 2014
Hardware & Lumber in 2014
Country United States
State Kansas
County Reno
Founded 1889
Area
 • Total 37.6 sq mi (97.5 km2)
 • Land 37.2 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 1,539 ft (469 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 194
 • Density 5.160/sq mi (1.990/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67585
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-80775
GNIS feature ID 0473647
Website YoderKansas.com

Yoder is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Reno County, Kansas, United States. It is located approximately 10 miles southeast of the city of Hutchinson on K-96. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 194. Although Yoder is unincorporated, with no city government, it does have a U.S. Post Office and its own ZIP code (67585).

Yoder is the hub of a local Amish community and derives its name from its Amish founder. Aside from multiple local businesses, the community was home to the former Hutchinson Naval Air Station.

History

The first post office in Yoder was established in November 1889.

Area events

Yoder Heritage Day takes place annually on the 4th Saturday in August.

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, Yoder has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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