Burlingame, Kansas

Burlingame is a city in Osage County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 934.[8]

City in Osage County, Kansas
City in Kansas, United States
Burlingame, Kansas

U.S. post office in Burlingame (2009)

Location within Osage County and Kansas

Coordinates:

38°45′3″N95°50′9″W[1]

Country United States
State Kansas
County Osage
Incorporated 1861
Named for Anson Burlingame
Government

  Mayor Vikki DeMars[2]
Area

[3]
  Total 0.88 sq mi (2.29 km2)
  Land 0.88 sq mi (2.29 km2)
  Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation

1,073 ft (327 m)
Population

 (2010)[4]
  Total 934
  Estimate 

(2019)[5]
901
  Density 1,019.23/sq mi (393.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66413
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-09350 [6]
GNIS ID 479434 [7]
Website burlingameks.com

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Burlingame City Hall (2009)

Burlingame was originally established as Council City and was an stop on the Santa Fe Trail. The Council City post office was opened on April 30, 1855.[9] The wide brick main street, Santa Fe Avenue, was built wide enough for an oxen team to be able to make a U-turn. The city and post office name was changed from Council City to Burlingame on January 30, 1858, in honor of Anson Burlingame.[10]

During the Civil War the townspeople constructed a stone fort in the town center. Burlingame’s Fort was torn down after the war.[11]

Burlingame is located on U.S. Route 56, about 20 miles (32 km) south of Topeka. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.89 square miles (2.31 km2), all of it land.[12]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Burlingame has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated “Cfa” on climate maps.[13]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 655
1880 1,370 109.2%
1890 1,472 7.4%
1900 1,436 −2.4%
1910 1,422 −1.0%
1920 1,330 −6.5%
1930 1,127 −15.3%
1940 1,019 −9.6%
1950 1,065 4.5%
1960 1,151 8.1%
1970 999 −13.2%
1980 1,239 24.0%
1990 1,074 −13.3%
2000 1,017 −5.3%
2010 934 −8.2%
2019 (est.) 901 [5] −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Burlingame is part of the Topeka, KansasMetropolitan Statistical Area.

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