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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 176,875 inhabitants. Its county seat is Topeka. The county was created 165 years ago in 1855.

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.

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

The largest city of Shawnee County is Tecumseh with a population of 7,796. Other cities include, Dover population 1,572, Silver Lake population 1,406, Auburn population 1,211 and Topeka population 869. See all Shawnee County cities & populated places.

Shawnee County map

Shawnee County Quick Facts

Population : 176,875 (2019)
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 : 09:32:23 (13th June 2021)
Density : 123 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.6% (2010-2019)

Shawnee County has 6 neighbours.

  • Topeka

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Shawnee County decreased by 0.6% in 9 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

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Shawnee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Tecumseh 7,796 Unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas
Wakarusa 2,187 Census-designated place in Shawnee County, Kansas
Menoken 1,615 Township in Shawnee County, Kansas
Dover 1,572 Unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas
Silver Lake 1,406 City in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States
Auburn 1,211 City in Kansas, USA
Rossville 1,124 Township in Shawnee County, Kansas
Topeka 869 Capital of the state of Kansas, United States; county seat of Shawnee County
Willard 90 City in Kansas, United States
Richland 38 Ghost town in Kansas, United States
Oakland 34 Human settlement (possibly historical)

Kansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kansas 2,913,314 State of the United States of America
Johnson County 602,401 County in Wyoming, United States
Sedgwick County 516,042 County in Kansas, United States
Wichita 389,938 County seat of Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States
Overland Park 195,494 City in the U.
Wyandotte County 165,429 County in Kansas, United States
Kansas City 152,960 County seat of Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States
Douglas County 122,259 County in Kansas, United States
Leavenworth County 81,758 County in Kansas, United States
Riley County 74,232 County in Kansas, United States
Butler County 66,911 County in Kansas, United States of America
Shawnee 65,807 City in Oklahoma, United States
Reno County 61,998 County in Kansas, United States
Lenexa 55,625 City in Kansas, United States
Saline County 54,224 County in Kansas, United States
Salina 46,550 City in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States
Facade of Topeka Postal Service building. image

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