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The population of Emporia is approximately 25,512 (1990), 24916 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,732 (1990), 9812 (2010).

The amount of land area in Emporia is 23.765 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.15 sq kilometers.
The distance from Emporia to Washington DC is 1088 miles. The distance to the Kansas state capital is 51 miles. (as the crow flies)
Emporia is positioned 38.41 degrees north of the equator and 96.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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History & History Related Items

Emporia history:

The William Allen White House State Historic Site opened May 14, 2005.
William Allen White was an interesting man, an editorial career significant in the first half of the 20th century. Sixty one years after his death, White is still considered to be the most influential man in Kansas history. For more information, please go to this site for the Kansas State Historical Society. There are several interesting articles and the press kit has images of White with Einstein, Hoover and Teddy Roosevelt.
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Emporia attractions:

Red Rocks the home of William Allen White, internationally known editor of the Emporia Gazette from 1899 until his death in 1944.

William Allen White
Home town of this famous editor of the Emporia Gazette. Peruse the various links on this page as well as the information under Historical Events

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