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Pleasanton is a city in Linn County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,216.HistoryIn 1864, General Alfred Pleasonton defeated the Confederates in the Battle of Mine Creek near present-day Pleasanton. This battle, involving 25,000 men, resulted in a Union victory which ended the threat of Confederate invasion in Kansas.Pleasanton had its start in the year 1869 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named in honor of General Alfred Pleasonton, though the city name is spelled differently.The first post office in Pleasanton was established in August 1869.GeographyPleasanton is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.05sqmi, of which, 1.80sqmi is land and 0.25sqmi is water.Pleasanton is approximately 67mi south of Kansas City.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Pleasanton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.3.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,216 people, 528 households, and 324 families residing in the city. The population density was 675.6PD/sqmi. There were 607 housing units at an average density of 337.2/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 0.7% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 1.3% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.Add Pleasanton and other destinations in United States to your travel itinerary using our United States online driving holiday planner.
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