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Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Dighton is approximately 1038 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 662 (1990), 506 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dighton is 2.267 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dighton to Washington DC is 1330 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 273 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dighton is positioned 38.48 degrees north of the equator and 100.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in west-central Kansas on Highway 96.
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History & History Related Items

Dighton was founded in 1879. It was incorporated as a city on 4 January 1887. It became the county seat of Lane County in 1886.
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The founding of Dighton


The incorporation of Dighton

4 January 1887


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Dighton City Government

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Dighton has a Mayor/City Council form of government. Both the Mayor and the City Council are elected to four year terms. The City Administrator is a full-time position.

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Dighton Schools

Children in Dighton attend schools in the Dighton Unified School District #482, which reaches Lane County and part of Grove County.

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