Yoder, Kansas

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Yoder, Kansas
Hardware & Lumber (2014)
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Yoder is located in Kansas
Yoder
Yoder
Yoder is located in the United States
Yoder
Yoder
Coordinates: 37°56′25″N 97°52′6″W / 37.94028°N 97.86833°W / 37.94028; -97.86833Coordinates: 37°56′25″N 97°52′6″W / 37.94028°N 97.86833°W / 37.94028; -97.86833[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyReno
TownshipYoder
Founded1889
Area
 • Total37.6 sq mi (97.5 km2)
 • Land37.2 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation1,539 ft (469 m)
Population
 • Total194
 • Density5.2/sq mi (2.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67585
Area code620
FIPS code20-80750 [1]
GNIS ID473653 [1]
Websiteyoderkansas.com

Yoder is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Reno County, Kansas, United States.[1] It is located approximately 10 miles southeast of the city of Hutchinson on K-96. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 194.[2] Although Yoder is unincorporated, with no city government, it does have a U.S. Post Office and its own ZIP code (67585). Yoder is the hub of a local Amish community and derives its name from its Amish founder.

History[edit]

Early history[edit]

For many millennia, the Great Plains of North America was inhabited by nomadic Native Americans.

19th Century[edit]

The first post office in Yoder was established in November 1889.[3]

20th Century[edit]

The community was home to the former Naval Air Station Hutchinson, later renamed to Hutchinson Air Force Station, and currently named as Sunflower Aerodrome Gliderport.

Geography[edit]

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, Yoder has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]

Area events[edit]

Yoder Heritage Day takes place annually on the 4th Saturday in August.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Yoder, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ a b "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. p. 2. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Yoder, Kansas
  5. ^ Yoder Heritage Day

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