The location of Cawker City on the earth is 39 degrees 30" 45' North, 98 degrees 26" 00' West. In other words, the town is located in Mitchell County in north central Kansas. Distances to some Kansas towns from Cawker City:
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1980 Census: 620
1990 Census: 583
U.S. Highway 24 runs through Cawker City east-to-west, directly connecting it to Kansas City, Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, and Goodland. Interstate 70 is about 40 miles south of Cawker City and runs through Salina, Hays, and Goodland as well as Topeka, Kansas City, and Denver.
Cawker City also has a cargo rail service. And, of course, you can always use a boat and Waconda Lake to get from one boat ramp to another.
Cawker City is a city of the third class governing body consisting of a mayor and five-member council.
Cawker City sits 1,485 feet above sea level. Mount Sunflower, the highest point in Kansas, is is about 200 miles to the west of Cawker City and has an elevation of 4,039 feet.
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