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"First Cowtown in Kansas"
Baxter Springs is a city in Cherokee County.
The community was named for A. Baxter, settler.
The latitude of Baxter Springs is 37.023N. The longitude is -94.735W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,344.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baxter Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66713 ZIP code.
17% of Baxter Springs residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baxter Springs ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baxter Springs was $13,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Baxter Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Baxter Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.
Libraries in Baxter Springs include Johnston Public Library ... View libraries
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baxter Springs political report.
The average commute time for Baxter Springs workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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