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"Midway City"

Kinsley is a city in Edwards County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for E.W. Kinsley, Boston financier
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Kinsley. For links to other places called Kinsley, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Kinsley is 37.923N. The longitude is -99.409W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,172 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,551.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,791
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kinsley demographic reports
Kinsley is near the junction of Coon Creek and the Arkansas River
Founded by settlers from Massachusetts in 1873
Local festivals include:
  • Edwards County Fair - July 18-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kinsley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic routes: Santa Fe Trail
Historic sites and museums: Edwards County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Onward onward into the wind and the sun and Kinsley, Kansas -- midpoint USA. Halfway, says a billboard, between New York and San Francisco.
-- The Fool's Progress
Edward Abbey

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kinsley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Edwards 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 67547 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Kinsley residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kinsley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kinsley was $17,219, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Kinsley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kinsley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $241.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $615.


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Libraries in Kinsley include Kinsley Library ... View libraries

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Edwards County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kinsley political report.

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The average commute time for Kinsley workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ Onward onward into the wind and the sun and Kinsley, Kansas -- midpoint USA. Halfway, says a billboard, between New York and San Francisco. ”
~ The Fool's Progress
Edward Abbey

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