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Hill City is a city in Graham County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for W.R. Hill, land speculator
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Hill City. For links to other places called Hill City, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hill City is 39.364N. The longitude is -99.841W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,185 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,511.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hill City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Graham 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 67642 ZIP code.
31% of Hill City residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hill City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hill City was $16,989, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Hill City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Hill City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $212. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $607.
Libraries in Hill City include Graham County Public Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KZNA.
Graham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hill City political report.
The average commute time for Hill City workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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