Galva, Kansas

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Galva is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 701.

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History

Geography

Galva is located at 38°22′59″N 97°32′13″W / 38.38306°N 97.53694°W / 38.38306; -97.53694 (38.383038, -97.536903)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land. Galva is situated on relatively flat topography with a singe stream that only runs during wet weather through the south part of town, flowing southwest. The land is highly productive agriculturally with wheat, milo, soybeans the principle crops. Oil is still produced within the city limits and in the fields north, south and east of town.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 701 people, 273 households, and 206 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,487.1 people per square mile (575.9/km²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 630.1/sq mi (244.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.15% White, 0.14% African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.[4][5]

Christian Churches are composed of the a United Methodist Church congregation and the Galva Christian Church (Disciples In Christ) congregation, within the city limits; Lone Tree Mennonite (Church of God in Christ - Holdeman) located six miles south, one half mile east and one quarter mile south of town; United Center Mennonite (Church of God in Christ - Holdeman) located three miles east and one mile north of town.

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