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The City of Americus is located in Lyon County in the state of Kansas (KS).

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Americus, Kansas, a City, in Lyon County spans over 1.1 square miles and has a population of 894 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Americus Latitude: 38.5292 Longitude: -96.2818

The Zip Code for Americus, KS is: 66835

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The City of Americus

Facts & Data:

Americus Kansas Physical Characteristics:

The City of Americus has an area of 1.1 square miles
  • Land: 1.1155285714286 Sq. Mi. (98.94%)
  • Water: 0.011999227799228 Sq. Mi.(1.06%)
The Americus City takes up 0.1% of the area of Lyon County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +38.5063849
  • Longitude: -096.2612819
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Americus, KS Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 36.34 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 11.8 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00142267 DUNLAP 2 N
Latitude: 38.5967 Longitude: -96.3806 Elevation: 367.9 feet.

Americus, KS Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Americus was 894 people, which is 2.7 % of the entire population of Lyon County.


  • 47.87% Male
  • 52.13% Female


  • 96.197% White
  • 0.000% Black
  • 0.112% Asian
  • 0.22% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 2.908% Mixed
  • 0.559% Other


  • 95.86% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 4.14% Hispanic or Latino
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Americus, KS Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 386
  • Occupied: 354 (91.71%)
  • Vacant: 32 (8.29%)
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821103 - Schools
804 E 6th St, Americus, Kansas 66835-0000
Vicki Schweinler (620) 443-5165 (620) 443-5840 http://www.usd251.org
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