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Galena is a city in Cherokee County.
The community was named for the lead found here
The latitude of Galena is 37.075N. The longitude is -94.639W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,168.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galena 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 66739 ZIP code.
11% of Galena residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galena was $12,172, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Galena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $546.
Libraries in Galena include Galena Public Library ... View libraries
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galena political report.
The average commute time for Galena workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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