Clearview City, Kansas

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Clearview City, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Clearview City, Kansas is located in Kansas
Clearview City, Kansas
Clearview City, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°56′44″N 94°59′55″W / 38.94556°N 94.99861°W / 38.94556; -94.99861Coordinates: 38°56′44″N 94°59′55″W / 38.94556°N 94.99861°W / 38.94556; -94.99861
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Housing Complex 1941
Annexed 1998 (with De Soto)
Area
 • Total 34.37 sq mi (89.0 km2)
Elevation 829 ft (253 m)
Population (2013)
 • Total 334
 • Density 9.7/sq mi (3.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 66018, 66019
Area code(s) 913

Clearview City was an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kansas, Kansas, United States,[1] but is now a part of the city of De Soto.


History[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 4
1950 2,451 61,175.0%
1960 2,043 −16.6%
1970 1,854 −9.3%
1980 1,862 0.4%
1990 670 −64.0%
2000 377 −43.7%
2010 339 −10.1%
Est. 2013 334 −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Clearview City was the home of the now defunct Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. The town was initially used a housing complex built for workers at the ammunition plant. Clearview City was annexed by the city of De Soto in 1998.

In 1987, 6 acres of houses in the eastern part of Clearview City were demolished due to damage and age. That area is now home to Countryside Elementary School.

Geography[edit]

Clearview City is located approximately 36 miles west of Kansas City, Kansas and is 2 miles south of De Soto. It is located in Lexington Township.

References[edit]

  1. ^ GNIS for Clearview City; USGS; October 13, 1978.

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