Barber County , Kansas

Barber County: County in Kansas, United States

About

Barber County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,861 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 4,358 inhabitants. Its county seat is Medicine Lodge. The county was created 155 years ago in 1867.

Barber County Quick Facts

Population : 4,358 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Area : 2943 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Thomas Barber
Altitude : 1,581 feet / 482 meters
Capital : Medicine Lodge
Establishment : February 02, 1867
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:38:08 (21st May 2022)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.54% (2010-2020)
Barber County locator map
Location of Barber County on Kansas map.
Carry Nation house and Stockade Museum from N 1 image
Carry Nation house and Stockade Museum from N 1
Carry Nation house and Stockade Museum from N 1 image

Geography

Barber County is located at 37°13'44"N 98°41'5"W (37.2288400, -98.6847900). It has 6 neighbors: Comanche County, Kingman County, Kiowa County, Pratt County, Alfalfa County and Woods County.

Barber County map

The largest city of Barber County is Medicine Lodge with a population of 1,804. Other cities include, Sharon population 177, Hardtner population 156, Hazelton population 84 and Isabel population 80. See all Barber County cities & populated places.

Barber County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Medicine Lodge 1,804 City in Barber County, Kansas, United States
Kiowa 917 Township in Barber County, Kansas
Sharon 177 City in Barber County, Kansas, United States
Hardtner 156 Human settlement in Barber County, Kansas, United States of America
Elm Mills 122 Township in Barber County, Kansas
Hazelton 84 City in Kansas, United States
Isabel 80 City in Barber County, Kansas, United States
Mingona 69 Township in Barber County, Kansas
Lake City 56 Unincorporated community in Kansas, USA
Sun City 47 Township in Barber County, Kansas
Deerhead 13 Township in Barber County, Kansas

Barber County has 6 neighbours.

  • Medicine Lodge

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Barber County decreased by 11.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,861 - census
2011 4,923 1.26% estimation process
2012 4,867 -1.15% estimation process
2013 4,909 0.86% estimation process
2014 4,881 -0.57% estimation process
2015 4,824 -1.18% estimation process
2016 4,673 -3.23% estimation process
2017 4,570 -2.25% estimation process
2018 4,465 -2.35% estimation process
2019 4,427 -0.86% estimation process
2020 4,358 -1.58% estimation process

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