Ogallah, Kansas

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Ogallah, Kansas
KDOT map of Trego County (legend)
Ogallah is located in Kansas
Ogallah
Ogallah
Ogallah is located in the United States
Ogallah
Ogallah
Coordinates: 38°59′29″N 99°43′56″W / 38.99139°N 99.73222°W / 38.99139; -99.73222Coordinates: 38°59′29″N 99°43′56″W / 38.99139°N 99.73222°W / 38.99139; -99.73222
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyTrego
Elevation
2,290 ft (700 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67656
Area code785
FIPS code20-52250[1]
GNIS ID0485296[2]

Ogallah is an unincorporated community in Trego County, Kansas, United States. It is located approximately 7 miles east of WaKeeney.

History[edit]

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

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

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, Ogallah has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]

See also[edit]

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