Fort Leavenworth

Leavenworth, Kansas

Included zipcodes 66048

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Fort Leavenworth is a United States Army installation located in Leavenworth County, Kansas, immediately north of the city of Leavenworth in the upper northeast portion of the state. Built in 1827, it is the oldest active United States Army post west of Washington, D.C. Fort Leavenworth has been historically known as the "Intellectual Center of the Army". Fort Leavenworth was also the base of African-American soldiers of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on 21 September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. They became known as Buffalo Soldiers, nicknamed by the Native American tribes whom they fought. This term eventually was applied to all of the African-American regiments formed in 1866. During the country's westward expansion, Fort Leavenworth was a forward destination for thousands of soldiers, surveyors, immigrants, American Indians, preachers and settlers who passed through. On August 1, 1846, a Mormon Battalion, led by Col. James Allen, arrived at Fort Leavenworth. Colonel Allen became ill and died at the fort; his headstone marks his grave at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Population
35,738
Military Population
1,548
Avg. Home Price
$117,000
Avg. Monthly Rent
$864
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Bradley Elem
7th Cavalry Rd FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS 66027
Grade
KG - 6
School Type
Public
Eisenhower Elem
King And Liggett FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS 66027
Grade
KG - 6
School Type
Public
Macarthur Elem
Biddle Blvd FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS 66027
Grade
KG - 6
School Type
Public
Patton Jr High
Grant Ave FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS 66027
Grade
7 - 9
School Type
Public
Anthony Elem
570 Evergreen LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
David Brewer Elem
401 North 17th LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Earl M Lawson Elem
820 North 5th St LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Howard Wilson Elem
616 Grand Ave LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Nettie Hartnett/ben Day Elem
1000 3rd Ave LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Richard W. Warren Middle School
3501 New Lawrence Rd LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Leavenworth West Middle School
1901 Spruce LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Leavenworth Sr High
2012 10th Ave LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Leavenworth

301 Cheyenne St Ste B
Leavenworth, KS 66048-1504

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

320 Kansas Avenue
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

330 Kansas Avenue
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

615 Metropolitan Avenue
Leavenworth, KS 66048

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

2901 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048

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Cities Near Fort Leavenworth

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Kansas City
24.2 miles
Distance
24.2 miles
Population
465,005
Avg. Home Price
$134,600
Avg. Rent
$789
Platte City
8.8 miles
Distance
8.8 miles
Population
4,775
Avg. Home Price
$149,800
Avg. Rent
$949
Lansing
5.6 miles
Distance
5.6 miles
Population
11,535
Avg. Home Price
$162,800
Avg. Rent
$1,114
Kansas City
16.8 miles
Distance
16.8 miles
Population
147,598
Avg. Home Price
$90,400
Avg. Rent
$740
Shawnee
22.1 miles
Distance
22.1 miles
Population
63,597
Avg. Home Price
$196,100
Avg. Rent
$800
Basehor
13.0 miles
Distance
13.0 miles
Population
4,831
Avg. Home Price
$193,700
Avg. Rent
$952
Weston
5.9 miles
Distance
5.9 miles
Population
1,735
Avg. Home Price
$151,800
Avg. Rent
$810
Bonner Springs
16.8 miles
Distance
16.8 miles
Population
7,420
Avg. Home Price
$150,800
Avg. Rent
$743
Edwardsville
17.9 miles
Distance
17.9 miles
Population
4,367
Avg. Home Price
$127,400
Avg. Rent
$731
Weatherby Lake
13.6 miles
Distance
13.6 miles
Population
1,853
Avg. Home Price
$302,000
Avg. Rent
$1,656
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