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The population of Ulysses is approximately 6,218 (2000), 6161 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,979 (1990), 2140 (2010).

The amount of land area in Ulysses is 6.693 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Ulysses is 2.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.091 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ulysses to Washington DC is 1383 miles. The distance to the Kansas state capital is 336 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ulysses is positioned 37.35 degrees north of the equator and 101.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Ulysses elevation is 3,057 feet above sea level.
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Ulysses location: in southwest Kansas. It is in the center of Grant County. Nearby communities include Lakin, Johnson City Satanta and Hugoton. None of these are closer than 25 miles.

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Climate & Weather

Ulysses average annual precipitation is 17.5 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 30.4 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 52.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 78.9 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 56.4 degrees F.

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Ulysses history:

Ulysses was named for Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885). He was a general for the North in the Civil War. He was also the 18th President of the United States.

Ulysses was once known as "The Gas Capital of the United States" because of the great stores of gas under ground in the area.

Here is a history page for Ulysses.
The founding of Ulysses: 1909
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Ulysses attractions:

Grant County Museum
300 E. Highway 160
P. O. Box 906
Ulysses, KS 67880
Phone: (620) 356-3009

Ulysses is the largest city in a 6 county area and is also the county seat for Grant County.

The Fall Festival

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Economy & Industry

Ulysses economy: petrol refining, natural-gas distribution; chemicals, concrete, machinery and feeds
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