Geary County , Kansas

Geary County: County in Kansas, United States

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


Geary County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,362 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 32,218 inhabitants. Its county seat is Junction City. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Geary county courthouse kansas image
Geary county courthouse kansas
Geary county courthouse kansas image


Geary County is located at 39°0'8"N 96°45'9"W (39.0023600, -96.7525400). It has 3 neighbors: Dickinson County, Morris County and Riley County.

Geary County map

The largest city of Geary County is Junction City with a population of 21,482. Other cities include, Grandview Plaza population 1,553 and Milford population 518. See all Geary County cities & populated places.

Geary County Quick Facts

Population : 32,218 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Area : 1047 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.9%
Land as percent of area : 95.1%
Named for : John W. Geary
Altitude : 1,217 feet / 371 meters
Capital : Junction City
Establishment : August 08, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:09:04 (20th October 2021)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.65% (2010-2020)

Geary County has 3 neighbours.

  • Junction City


According to census records, the population of Geary County decreased by 6.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,362 - census
2011 35,294 2.64% estimation process
2012 37,903 6.88% estimation process
2013 36,797 -3.01% estimation process
2014 36,446 -0.96% estimation process
2015 36,681 0.64% estimation process
2016 35,223 -4.14% estimation process
2017 33,774 -4.29% estimation process
2018 32,777 -3.04% estimation process
2019 31,670 -3.5% estimation process
2020 32,218 1.7% estimation process

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People born in Geary County (1)

American chemist Edward Curtis Franklin was born in Geary County

Other places with the same name (1)

Geary County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Junction City 21,482 City in and county seat of Geary County, Kansas
Grandview Plaza 1,553 City in Geary County, Kansas, United States of America
Milford 518 City in Geary County, Kansas, United States of America

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