Thomas County, Kansas

Thomas County: County in Kansas, United States

About

Thomas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,900 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,702 inhabitants. Its county seat is Colby. The county was created 136 years ago in 1885.

Quick Facts about Thomas County

Population : 7,702 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Thomas County, Thomas County
Area : 2784 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.01%
Land as percent of area : 99.99%
Named for : George Henry Thomas
Capital : Colby
Establishment : October 10, 1885
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 21:18:22 (3rd July 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.57% (2010-2020)
Thomas County locator map
Location of Thomas County on Kansas map.
Thomas County Courthouse Colby Kansas 5-7-2014 image
Thomas County Courthouse Colby Kansas 5-7-2014
Thomas County Courthouse Colby Kansas 5-7-2014 image

Geography

Thomas County is located at 39°21'3"N 101°3'20"W (39.3509700, -101.0555300). It has 5 neighbors: Decatur County, Gove County, Logan County, Rawlins County and Sheridan County.

Thomas County map

The largest city of Thomas County is Colby with a population of 5,315. Other cities include, Oakley population 2,030, Brewster population 289, Rexford population 223 and Gem population 84. See all Thomas County cities & populated places.

Thomas County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Colby 5,315 City in Thomas County, Kansas, United States of America
Oakley 2,030 City in Kansas
Brewster 289 Human settlement in Thomas County, Kansas, United States of America
Rexford 223 City in Kansas, United States
Gem 84 City in Kansas, United States
Menlo 58 Human settlement in Thomas County, Kansas, United States of America

Thomas County has 5 neighbours.

  • Colby

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Thomas County decreased by 2.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,900 - census
2011 7,941 0.52% estimation process
2012 7,933 -0.1% estimation process
2013 7,933 0% estimation process
2014 7,836 -1.24% estimation process
2015 7,895 0.75% estimation process
2016 7,847 -0.61% estimation process
2017 7,821 -0.33% estimation process
2018 7,710 -1.44% estimation process
2019 7,777 0.86% estimation process
2020 7,702 -0.97% estimation process

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