Elk County , Kansas

Elk County: County in Kansas, United States

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

About

Elk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,882 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,507 inhabitants. Its county seat is Howard. The county was created 146 years ago in 1875.

Elk Falls Truss Bridge NRHP 94000403 Elk County  KS '2' image
Elk Falls Truss Bridge NRHP 94000403 Elk County KS '2'
Elk Falls Truss Bridge NRHP 94000403 Elk County  KS '2' image

Geography

Elk County is located at 37°27'13"N 96°14'39"W (37.4536900, -96.2440900). It has 6 neighbors: Butler County, Chautauqua County, Cowley County, Greenwood County, Montgomery County and Wilson County.

Elk County map

The largest city of Elk County is Howard with a population of 600. Other cities include, Moline population 319, Grenola population 187 and Elk Falls population 93. See all Elk County cities & populated places.

Weather

Elk County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 72. South southwest wind 5 to 12 mph. more

Elk County Quick Facts

Population : 2,507 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Elk County
Area : 1684 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Elk River
Capital : Howard
Establishment : March 03, 1875
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:40:43 (17th October 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.96% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Elk County has 6 neighbours.

  • Howard

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Elk County decreased by 14.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,882 - census
2011 2,786 -3.45% estimation process
2012 2,661 -4.7% estimation process
2013 2,633 -1.06% estimation process
2014 2,696 2.34% estimation process
2015 2,574 -4.74% estimation process
2016 2,511 -2.51% estimation process
2017 2,514 0.12% estimation process
2018 2,484 -1.21% estimation process
2019 2,530 1.82% estimation process
2020 2,507 -0.92% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (2)

Elk County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Howard 600 City in Kansas
Moline 319 Human settlement in Elk County, Kansas, United States of America
Longton 306 Township in Elk County, Kansas
Grenola 187 City in Kansas, United States
Oak Valley 124 Township in Elk County, Kansas
Elk Falls 93 City in Elk County, Kansas, United States

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