Ogallah, Kansas

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Ogallah, Kansas
Unincorporated Community
KDOT map of Trego County (legend)
KDOT map of Trego County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°0′31″N 99°41′49″W / 39.00861°N 99.69694°W / 39.00861; -99.69694Coordinates: 39°0′31″N 99°41′49″W / 39.00861°N 99.69694°W / 39.00861; -99.69694
Country United States
State Kansas
County Trego
Area
 • Total 143.9 sq mi (372.7 km2)
 • Land 143.8 sq mi (372.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 2,290 ft (698 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 214
 • Density 1.5/sq mi (0.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67656
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-52250[1]
GNIS feature ID 0485296[2]

Ogallah is an unincorporated community in Trego County, Kansas, United States.

History[edit]

Ogallah was named for the Oglala Lakota tribe.[3]

The post office was established January 27, 1879.[4]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ogallah has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 30. 
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Ogallah, Kansas