Junction City, Kansas

Junction City: City in and county seat of Geary County, Kansas


Junction City is a city located in the county of Geary in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,353. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 21,482 inhabitants.

The city was created 170 years ago in 1853.

Junction City locator map
Location of Junction City on Kansas map.

Quick Facts about Junction City

Population : 21,482 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Geary County
Postal code : 66441, 66442, 66441–66442
Phone Area Codes : 785
Water as percent of area : 0.56%
Land as percent of area : 99.44%
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Capital city : Junction City is capital of Geary County
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (170 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:46:00 (24th May 2024)
Population growth : -8.71% (2010-2019)
Geary county courthouse kansas image
Geary county courthouse kansas
Geary county courthouse kansas image


Junction City is located at 39°1'43"N 96°49'53"W (39.0286100, -96.8314000).

Junction City map


According to census records, the population of Junction City decreased by 8.71% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,353 - census
2011 23,959 2.53% estimation process
2012 25,758 6.98% estimation process
2013 24,991 -3.07% estimation process
2014 24,758 -0.94% estimation process
2015 24,933 0.7% estimation process
2016 23,930 -4.19% estimation process
2017 22,933 -4.35% estimation process
2018 22,247 -3.08% estimation process
2019 21,482 -3.56% estimation process

Junction City zip code is 66441. County name: Geary, County fips: 20061

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People born in Junction City (24)

People born in Junction City, including professional wrestler and mixed martial artist Bobby Lashley, politician Leslie Andrew Miller, baseball player Joey Devine, .


  • Adna R. Chaffee, Jr. (United States Army general) he was born in 23/09/1884
  • Yvette Bova (American bodybuilder and movie actress) she was born in 06/04/1962
  • Steve Henson (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 02/02/1968
  • Rockne Tarkington (actor (1931-2015)) he was born in 31/07/1931
  • Marillyn Hewson (President and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin.) she was born in 27/12/1953
  • Duane Johnson (American artist) he was born in 11/10/1968
  • Fred Otnes (American artist) he was born in 03/12/1925
  • George Giles (American baseball player) he was born in 02/05/1909
  • James C. Wofford (equestrian) he was born in 03/11/1944
  • John C. H. Lee (United States Army general) he was born in 01/08/1887
  • John Wells (American baseball player) he was born in 25/11/1922
  • Kevin Willmott (American film director) he was born in 31/08/1959
  • Mark Dennis (American football player) he was born in 15/04/1965
  • Mary Rockwell Hook (American architect) she was born in 08/09/1877
  • Michael P. C. Carns (United States general) he was born in 23/06/1937
  • Renee Stout (American artist) she was born in 01/01/1958
  • Walter D. Ehlers (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 07/05/1921
  • Marion Manley (American architect) she was born in 29/04/1893

Schools in Junction City

College & universities near Junction City, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155487 Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan (KS) 66503-2499

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Junction City, KS

Code Name Address Type
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL
NEW Newton 414 North Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Junction City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Junction City Post Office Junction City (KS) 66441

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Geary County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Geary County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Grandview Plaza 1,553 City in Geary County, Kansas, United States of America
Milford 518 City in Geary County, Kansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Junction City distances to largest Kansas cities