Shawnee County , Kansas

Shawnee County: County in Kansas, United States

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

About

Shawnee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 177,934 and a population density of 123 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 175,999 inhabitants. Its county seat is Topeka. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Facade of Topeka Postal Service building. image
Facade of Topeka Postal Service building.
Facade of Topeka Postal Service building. image

Geography

Shawnee County is located at 39°2'29"N 95°45'24"W (39.0415100, -95.7565300). It has 6 neighbors: Douglas County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Osage County, Pottawatomie County and Wabaunsee County.

Shawnee County map

The largest city of Shawnee County is Tecumseh with a population of 7,777. Other cities include, Dover population 1,483, Silver Lake population 1,395, Auburn population 1,203 and Topeka population 873. See all Shawnee County cities & populated places.

Shawnee County Quick Facts

Population : 175,999 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Area : 1441 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Named for : Shawnee
Altitude : 922 feet / 281 meters
Capital : Topeka
Establishment : August 08, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:08:43 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 122 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.1% (2010-2020)

Shawnee County has 6 neighbours.

  • Topeka

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Shawnee County decreased by 1.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 177,934 - census
2011 178,948 0.57% estimation process
2012 178,975 0.02% estimation process
2013 178,650 -0.18% estimation process
2014 178,567 -0.05% estimation process
2015 178,689 0.07% estimation process
2016 178,350 -0.19% estimation process
2017 178,056 -0.17% estimation process
2018 177,290 -0.43% estimation process
2019 176,875 -0.23% estimation process
2020 175,999 -0.5% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Shawnee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Tecumseh 7,777 Unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas
Wakarusa 2,174 Census-designated place in Shawnee County, Kansas
Menoken 1,613 Township in Shawnee County, Kansas
Dover 1,483 Unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas
Silver Lake 1,395 City in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States
Auburn 1,203 City in Kansas, USA
Rossville 1,115 Township in Shawnee County, Kansas
Topeka 873 Capital of the state of Kansas, United States; county seat of Shawnee County
Willard 88 City in Kansas, United States
Oakland 34 Human settlement (possibly historical)
Richland 27 Ghost town in Kansas, United States

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