Atchison County , Missouri

Atchison County: County in Missouri, United States

About

Atchison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,685 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,096 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rock Port. The county was created 178 years ago in 1843.

Atchison County Quick Facts

Population : 5,096 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Atchison County
Area : 1415 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : David Rice Atchison
Capital : Rock Port
Establishment : February 02, 1843
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:18:39 (28th November 2021)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.56% (2010-2020)
Atchison County locator map
Location of Atchison County on Missouri map.
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Geography

Atchison County is located at 40°25'51"N 95°25'41"W (40.4308500, -95.4280900). It has 6 neighbors: Fremont County, Page County, Holt County, Nodaway County, Nemaha County and Otoe County.

Atchison County map

The largest city of Atchison County is Tarkio with a population of 1,420. Other cities include, Rock Port population 1,183, Fairfax population 568, York population 204 and Westboro population 126. See all Atchison County cities & populated places.

Atchison County has 6 neighbours.

  • Rock Port

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Atchison County decreased by 11.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,685 - census
2011 5,573 -2.01% estimation process
2012 5,513 -1.09% estimation process
2013 5,422 -1.68% estimation process
2014 5,357 -1.21% estimation process
2015 5,295 -1.17% estimation process
2016 5,281 -0.27% estimation process
2017 5,243 -0.72% estimation process
2018 5,183 -1.16% estimation process
2019 5,143 -0.78% estimation process
2020 5,096 -0.92% estimation process

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Local Places in Atchison County

People born in Atchison County (1)

American football player Mike Schnitker was born in Atchison County

Other places with the same name (2)

Atchison County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Tarkio 1,420 City in Missouri
Rock Port 1,183 City in Atchison County, Missouri, United States
Fairfax 568 City in Missouri, United States
York 204 Unincorporated community in Atchison County, Missouri
Westboro 126 City in Atchison County, Missouri, United States
Watson 89 Human settlement in Atchison County, Missouri, United States of America

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