Gove County, Kansas

Gove County: County in Kansas, United States

About

Gove County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,695 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,621 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gove City. The county was created 156 years ago in 1868.

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

Quick Facts about Gove County

Population : 2,621 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Gove City
Area : 2775 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.01%
Land as percent of area : 99.99%
Altitude : 2,740 feet / 835 meters
Capital : Gove City
Establishment : March 03, 1868
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 01:19:23 (21st May 2024)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.82% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Gove County is located at 38°54'58"N 100°28'58"W (38.9161000, -100.4829000). It has 8 neighbors: Graham County, Ness County, Trego County, Lane County, Logan County, Scott County, Sheridan County and Thomas County.

Gove County map

The largest city of Gove County is Quinter with a population of 1,073. Other cities include and Park population 109. See all Gove County cities & populated places.

Gove County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gove County.

City Name Population Title
Quinter 1,073 City in Gove County, Kansas, United States
Grainfield 241 Township in Gove County, Kansas
Grinnell 226 Township in Gove County, Kansas
Park 109 City in Gove County, Kansas, United States
Gove 68 Township in Gove County, Kansas

Gove County has 8 neighbours.

  • Gove City

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gove County decreased by 2.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,695 - census
2011 2,726 1.14% estimation process
2012 2,759 1.2% estimation process
2013 2,794 1.25% estimation process
2014 2,748 -1.67% estimation process
2015 2,698 -1.85% estimation process
2016 2,622 -2.9% estimation process
2017 2,622 0% estimation process
2018 2,611 -0.42% estimation process
2019 2,636 0.95% estimation process
2020 2,621 -0.57% estimation process

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