Lyon County , Kansas

Lyon County: County in Nevada, United States

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

About

Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,690 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 33,045 inhabitants. Its county seat is Yerington. The county was created 160 years ago in 1860.

Lyon County Courthouse 'Nevada' image
Lyon County Courthouse 'Nevada'
Lyon County Courthouse 'Nevada' image

Geography

Lyon County is located at 38°27'22"N 96°9'10"W (38.4561900, -96.1526400). It has 7 neighbors: Mineral County, Mono County, Carson City, Churchill County, Douglas County, Storey County and Washoe County.

Lyon County map

The largest city of Lyon County is Emporia with a population of 858. Other cities include, Olpe population 530, Hartford population 368, Plymouth population 273 and Neosho Rapids population 262. See all Lyon County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lyon County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 65. more

Lyon County Quick Facts

Population : 33,045 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Lyon County, Lyon County, Lyon County, Lyon County
Area : 5222 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Nathaniel Lyon
Altitude : 1,158 feet / 353 meters
Capital : Yerington
Establishment : January 01, 1861
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:45:30 (28th October 2021)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.95% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Lyon County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lyon County decreased by 1.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,690 - census
2011 33,652 -0.11% estimation process
2012 33,550 -0.3% estimation process
2013 33,479 -0.21% estimation process
2014 33,143 -1.01% estimation process
2015 33,133 -0.03% estimation process
2016 33,369 0.71% estimation process
2017 33,257 -0.34% estimation process
2018 33,300 0.13% estimation process
2019 33,195 -0.32% estimation process
2020 33,045 -0.45% estimation process

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People born in Lyon County (1)

American professor of biology Margaret Mack was born in Lyon County

Other places with the same name (5)

Lyon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Americus 872 Township in Lyon County, Kansas
Emporia 858 County seat of Lyon County, Kansas, United States
Olpe 530 City in Lyon County, Kansas, United States
Hartford 368 Human settlement in Lyon County, Kansas, United States of America
Plymouth 273 Human settlement in United States of America
Neosho Rapids 262 City in Lyon County, Kansas, United States
Reading 248 City in Kansas, United States
Allen 169 Human settlement in Lyon County, Kansas, United States of America
Admire 153 Human settlement in Lyon County, Kansas, United States of America
Bushong 33 Human settlement in Lyon County, Kansas, United States of America

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