Elkhart, Kansas

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Elkhart is a city in and the county seat of Morton County, Kansas, United States.wikipedia
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Morton County, Kansas

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Elkhart is a city in and the county seat of Morton County, Kansas, United States.
The largest city and county seat is Elkhart.

Richfield, Kansas

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In 1961, the county seat was moved from Richfield to Elkhart.
In 1961, the county seat was moved from Richfield to Elkhart.

Thane Baker

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Walter Thane Baker (born October 4, 1931 in Elkhart, Kansas) is an American former sprinter and winner of the gold medal in the 4x100 m relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, with a new world record of 39.5 seconds.

Cimarron National Grassland

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* Cimarron National Grassland
There are local ranger district offices in Elkhart, Kansas.

Darrin Simmons

Darrin Simmons (born April 9, 1973 in Elkhart, Kansas) is a coach in American football.

Glenn Cunningham (athlete)

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Cunningham was born in Atlanta, Kansas and grew up in Elkhart, Kansas.

Robelyn Garcia

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Robelyn also played two years for Wichita East High School and was an All-State Player at Elkhart High School in Elkhart, Kansas where she led her team in scoring.

Elkhart–Morton County Airport

Elkhart-Morton County Airport
Elkhart–Morton County Airport is a county-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) east of the central business district of Elkhart, a city in Morton County, Kansas, United States.

County seat

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Elkhart is a city in and the county seat of Morton County, Kansas, United States. In 1961, the county seat was moved from Richfield to Elkhart.

Kansas

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Elkhart is a city in and the county seat of Morton County, Kansas, United States.

Oklahoma

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The south edge of the city is the Kansas-Oklahoma state border, and the city is 8.5 mi from the Kansas-Colorado border.

Colorado

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The south edge of the city is the Kansas-Oklahoma state border, and the city is 8.5 mi from the Kansas-Colorado border.

Elkhart, Indiana

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Elkhart was founded in 1913, and was named after Elkhart, Indiana.

United States Census Bureau

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.11 sqmi, all of it land.

Semi-arid climate

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Elkhart has a cool semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk) characterized by generally dry winters with extreme temperature variations, and hot summers with occasional heavy precipitation from thunder showers or storms.

Köppen climate classification

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Elkhart has a cool semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk) characterized by generally dry winters with extreme temperature variations, and hot summers with occasional heavy precipitation from thunder showers or storms.

Thunder

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Elkhart has a cool semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk) characterized by generally dry winters with extreme temperature variations, and hot summers with occasional heavy precipitation from thunder showers or storms.

Horse latitudes

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During winter, because western Kansas lies both on the edge of the subtropical anticyclones and in the rain shadow of westerly winds crossing the Rocky Mountains, the region is generally dry: no measurable precipitation fell in Elkhart between 25 December 1903 and 2 April 1904, while monthly precipitation above 2 in has never been recorded during January and is observed fewer than one year in ten during November, December or February.

Chinook wind

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Temperatures can vary greatly during this season: strong chinook winds can drive temperatures above 80 F even in the depth of winter, with 70 F reached on average during six days between December and February, seven during November and eight during March.

Census

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As of the census of 2010, there were 2,205 people, 856 households, and 571 families residing in the city.

Population density

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The population density was 1045.0 PD/sqmi.

Marriage

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There were 856 households of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families.

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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The racial makeup of the city was 87.7% White, 0.1% African American, 1.2% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 6.8% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races.

Per capita income

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The per capita income for the city was $17,900.