Atchison County , Kansas

Atchison County: County in Kansas, United States

About

Atchison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,924 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,015 inhabitants. Its county seat is Atchison. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Atchison County Quick Facts

Population : 16,015 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Atchison County
Area : 1127 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : David Rice Atchison
Altitude : 1,070 feet / 326 meters
Capital : Atchison
Establishment : August 08, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:06:25 (4th December 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.68% (2010-2020)
Atchison County locator map
Location of Atchison County on Kansas map.
Atchison county kansas courthouse 1974 image
Atchison county kansas courthouse 1974
Atchison county kansas courthouse 1974 image

Geography

Atchison County is located at 39°31'54"N 95°18'48"W (39.5317400, -95.3134400). It has 5 neighbors: Brown County, Doniphan County, Jackson County, Jefferson County and Leavenworth County.

Atchison County map

The largest city of Atchison County is Atchison with a population of 10,427. Other cities include, Farmington population 570, Effingham population 518, Shannon population 325 and Lancaster population 282. See all Atchison County cities & populated places.

Atchison County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Atchison County.

City Name Population Title
Atchison 10,427 City in Kansas, USA
Farmington 570 City in United States of America
Effingham 518 City in Atchison County, Kansas, United States of America
Shannon 325 City in United States of America
Lancaster 282 City in Kansas, U.
Muscotah 165 City in Atchison County, Kansas, United States
Parnell 102 Human settlement in United States of America
Huron 73 City in Atchison County, Kansas

Atchison County has 5 neighbours.

  • Atchison

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Atchison County decreased by 5.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,924 - census
2011 16,753 -1.02% estimation process
2012 16,774 0.13% estimation process
2013 16,688 -0.52% estimation process
2014 16,523 -1% estimation process
2015 16,418 -0.64% estimation process
2016 16,376 -0.26% estimation process
2017 16,298 -0.48% estimation process
2018 16,173 -0.77% estimation process
2019 16,073 -0.62% estimation process
2020 16,015 -0.36% estimation process

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Local Places in Atchison County

People born in Atchison County (1)

American politician Jim Slattery was born in Atchison County

Other places with the same name (2)

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Wyandotte County 165,265 County in Kansas, United States
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Douglas County 122,530 County in Kansas, United States
Leavenworth County 82,246 County in Kansas, United States
Riley County 73,202 County in Kansas, United States
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Shawnee 66,298 City in Oklahoma, United States
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Lenexa 56,156 City in Kansas, United States
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