Cherokee County , Kansas

Cherokee County: County in Kansas, United States

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

About

Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,603 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Columbus. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Tri-state markers 2006-07-03 image
Tri-state markers 2006-07-03
Tri-state markers 2006-07-03 image

Geography

Cherokee County is located at 37°10'10"N 94°50'47"W (37.1693100, -94.8462700). It has 3 neighbors: Crawford County, Labette County and Ottawa County.

Cherokee County map

The largest city of Cherokee County is Baxter Springs with a population of 3,893. Other cities include, Columbus population 3,006, Galena population 2,824, Weir population 634 and Scammon population 440. See all Cherokee County cities & populated places.

Cherokee County Quick Facts

Population : 19,681 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County
Area : 1531 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Cherokee
Capital : Columbus
Establishment : August 08, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:02:37 (21st September 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.77% (2010-2020)

Cherokee County has 3 neighbours.

  • Columbus

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cherokee County decreased by 9.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,603 - census
2011 21,359 -1.14% estimation process
2012 21,192 -0.79% estimation process
2013 20,899 -1.4% estimation process
2014 20,768 -0.63% estimation process
2015 20,535 -1.13% estimation process
2016 20,256 -1.38% estimation process
2017 20,129 -0.63% estimation process
2018 20,035 -0.47% estimation process
2019 19,939 -0.48% estimation process
2020 19,681 -1.31% estimation process

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People born in Cherokee County (3)

People born in Cherokee County, including football coach Floyd Daniel Hargiss, football and basketball player, track and field athlete, coach Homer Woodson Hargiss, academic, home economist, author, environmentalist, women's rights activist, and feminist Elizabeth W. Crandall, you can see a list of people who born in Cherokee County.

Other places with the same name (8)

Cherokee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Baxter Springs 3,893 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America
Columbus 3,006 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Galena 2,824 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Lowell 639 Census-designated place in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Weir 634 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Scammon 440 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America
West Mineral 170 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America
Sherman 114 Human settlement in Kansas, United States
Roseland 66 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America

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