Dodge City, Kansas

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Dodge City, Kansas
El Capitan kye drive monument (2008)
El Capitan kye drive monument (2008)
Eik-name(s): 
"Cowboy Capital of The World"; "Wicked Little City"; "King of Cowtowns"
Motto(s): 
Get The Heck Into Dodge
The Wickedest Little City in America
Location within Ford Coonty an Kansas
Location within Ford Coonty an Kansas
KDOT map o Ford Coonty (leegend)
Coordinates: 37°45′35″N 100°01′06″W / 37.75972°N 100.01833°W / 37.75972; -100.01833Coordinates: 37°45′35″N 100°01′06″W / 37.75972°N 100.01833°W / 37.75972; -100.01833
KintraUnitit States
StateKansas
CoontyFord
Foondit1872[1]
Incorporated1875[1]
Govrenment
 • MayorBrian Delzeit
Area
 • Total37.68 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
 • Land37.40 km2 (14.44 sq mi)
 • Water0.28 km2 (0.11 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,493 ft)
Population
 • Tot27,340
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
27,453
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
67801, 67843
Aurie code620
GNIS ID485363[5]
WabsteidDodgeCity.org

Dodge City is the coonty seat o Ford Coonty, Kansas, Unitit States, named efter nearby Fort Dodge. The ceety is famous in American cultur for its history as a wild frontier toun o the Auld Wast.[6][7][8] As o the 2010 census, the ceety population wis 27,340.[9]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ford County Historical Society – Dodge City, Kansas". Ford County Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-06. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. Wright, Robert M. Dodge City, The Cowboy Capital, 1913.
  7. Schmidt, Heinie, "Fort Dodge State Soldiers' Home", High Plains Journal, January 15, 1948.
  8. "Dodge City". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
  9. "American FactFinder 2". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-18.