Bourbon County , Kansas

Bourbon County: County in Kansas, United States

Bourbon County locator map
Location of Bourbon County on Kansas map.


Bourbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,173 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,435 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fort Scott. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Bourbon County Courthouse - Fort Scott Kansas 10-10-2016 image
Bourbon County Courthouse - Fort Scott Kansas 10-10-2016
Bourbon County Courthouse - Fort Scott Kansas 10-10-2016 image


Bourbon County is located at 37°51'19"N 94°50'57"W (37.8552300, -94.8493000). It has 6 neighbors: Allen County, Anderson County, Crawford County, Linn County, Neosho County and Vernon County.

Bourbon County map

The largest city of Bourbon County is Fort Scott with a population of 7,648. Other cities include, Bronson population 303, Uniontown population 261, Fulton population 154 and Redfield population 142. See all Bourbon County cities & populated places.


Bourbon County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Sunny, with a high near 70. more

Bourbon County Quick Facts

Population : 14,435 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Bourbon County
Area : 1655 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Bourbon County
Capital : Fort Scott
Establishment : August 08, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:02:40 (27th October 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.11% (2010-2020)
Weather : 70℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Bourbon County has 6 neighbours.

  • Fort Scott


According to census records, the population of Bourbon County decreased by 5.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,173 - census
2011 14,944 -1.53% estimation process
2012 14,878 -0.44% estimation process
2013 14,835 -0.29% estimation process
2014 14,797 -0.26% estimation process
2015 14,733 -0.43% estimation process
2016 14,624 -0.75% estimation process
2017 14,609 -0.1% estimation process
2018 14,542 -0.46% estimation process
2019 14,534 -0.06% estimation process
2020 14,435 -0.69% estimation process

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People born in Bourbon County (3)

People born in Bourbon County, including politician Jonathan M. Davis, administrator Hugh Samuel Johnson, Clifford Knight, you can see a list of people who born in Bourbon County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Bourbon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Fort Scott 7,648 City in Kansas, USA
Marmaton 741 Township in Bourbon County, Kansas
Bronson 303 City in Kansas
Uniontown 261 Human settlement in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States of America
Fulton 154 City in Kansas
Redfield 142 City in Bourbon County, Kansas
Mapleton 80 City in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States

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