Harvey County, Kansas

Harvey County: County in Kansas, United States


Harvey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,684 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 34,291 inhabitants. Its county seat is Newton. The county was created 150 years ago in 1872.

Quick Facts about Harvey County

Population : 34,291 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Twitter username : harveycountyks
Area : 1400 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : James M. Harvey
Altitude : 1,434 feet / 437 meters
Capital : Newton
Establishment : February 02, 1872
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 20:18:51 (1st February 2023)
Density : 24 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.15% (2010-2020)
Harvey County locator map
Location of Harvey County on Kansas map.
NewtonKSLibrary image
NewtonKSLibrary image


Harvey County is located at 38°2'36"N 97°25'38"W (38.0432200, -97.4272700). It has 5 neighbors: Butler County, Marion County, McPherson County, Reno County and Sedgwick County.

Harvey County map

The largest city of Harvey County is Newton with a population of 18,744. Other cities include, Hesston population 3,736, North Newton population 1,762, Sedgwick population 1,657 and Walton population 224. See all Harvey County cities & populated places.

Harvey County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Newton 18,744 City in Kansas
Hesston 3,736 City in Harvey County, Kansas, United States of America
North Newton 1,762 City in Harvey County, Kansas, United States of America
Sedgwick 1,657 City in Kansas
Burrton 854 Township in Harvey County, Kansas
Halstead 379 Township in Harvey County, Kansas
Walton 224 City in Harvey County, Kansas, United States
Sand Creek 33 Township in Meade County, Kansas
Paxton 28 Township in Logan County, Kansas
Putnam 17 Human settlement in United States of America

Harvey County has 5 neighbours.

  • Newton


According to census records, the population of Harvey County decreased by 1.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,684 - census
2011 34,691 0.02% estimation process
2012 34,754 0.18% estimation process
2013 34,715 -0.11% estimation process
2014 34,597 -0.34% estimation process
2015 34,802 0.59% estimation process
2016 34,726 -0.22% estimation process
2017 34,373 -1.03% estimation process
2018 34,183 -0.56% estimation process
2019 34,429 0.71% estimation process
2020 34,291 -0.4% estimation process

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