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Meade is a city in Meade County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Gen. George C. Meade, Union commander at Gettysburg

The latitude of Meade is 37.285N. The longitude is -100.339W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,497 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,658.


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Median household income
Local
$32,583
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Meade demographic reports
The Dalton gang hid out here in 1887
Local festivals include:
  • Meade County Fair - July 22-26, 2007
  • Dalton Days Wild West Fest - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Meade web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Meade State Park
Historic sites and museums: Meade County Historical Museum, Dalton Gang Hideout
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Meade demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meade 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 67864 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Meade residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Meade ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Meade was $15,910, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Meade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Meade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $277.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.


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Libraries in Meade include Meade Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Meade workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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