Morton County, Kansas

Morton County: County in Kansas, United States

About

Morton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,233 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,538 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elkhart. The county was created 136 years ago in 1886.

Quick Facts about Morton County

Population : 2,538 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Morton County
Area : 1891 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Oliver P. Morton
Capital : Elkhart
Establishment : February 02, 1886
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 07:50:22 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -27.38% (2010-2020)
Morton County locator map
Location of Morton County on Kansas map.
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Map of Kansas highlighting Morton County
Map of Kansas highlighting Morton County locator map image

Geography

Morton County is located at 37°11'29"N 101°47'57"W (37.1914000, -101.7992500). It has 5 neighbors: Baca County, Stanton County, Stevens County, Cimarron County and Texas County.

Morton County map

The largest city of Morton County is Elkhart with a population of 1,727. Other cities include, Rolla population 348 and Richfield population 35. See all Morton County cities & populated places.

Morton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Elkhart 1,727 City in Kansas, United States
Rolla 348 Human settlement in Morton County, Kansas, United States of America
Richfield 35 City in Kansas, United States

Morton County has 5 neighbours.

  • Elkhart

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Morton County decreased by 27.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,233 - census
2011 3,176 -1.79% estimation process
2012 3,127 -1.57% estimation process
2013 3,116 -0.35% estimation process
2014 3,041 -2.47% estimation process
2015 2,953 -2.98% estimation process
2016 2,790 -5.84% estimation process
2017 2,747 -1.57% estimation process
2018 2,693 -2.01% estimation process
2019 2,587 -4.1% estimation process
2020 2,538 -1.93% estimation process

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