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Osage City

Osage City is a city in Osage County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,943.HistoryOsage City was surveyed and platted in late 1869, after the route of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway had been fixed, but before it had been built to the city. Osage City was incorporated as a city in April 1872. Like Osage County, the city was named for the Osage Nation.Osage City was a very busy coal mining town in the 19th century. In the summer of 1870, the first coal mines were opened by the Osage Carbon, Coal & Mining Company. At one time, there were twenty-eight mine shafts and 1,200 men employed.GeographyOsage City is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.29sqmi, of which, 3.21sqmi is land and 0.08sqmi is water.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Osage City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.DemographicsOsage City is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 2,943 people, 1,213 households, and 757 families residing in the city. The population density was 916.8PD/sqmi. There were 1,359 housing units at an average density of 423.4/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.
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