Woodson County, Kansas

Woodson County: County in Kansas, United States


Woodson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,309 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 3,015 inhabitants. Its county seat is Yates Center. The county was created 168 years ago in 1854.

Quick Facts about Woodson County

Population : 3,015 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Area : 1309 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Daniel Woodson
Altitude : 1,129 feet / 344 meters
Capital : Yates Center
Establishment : January 01, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 03:15:22 (6th February 2023)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.75% (2010-2020)
Woodson County locator map
Location of Woodson County on Kansas map.
Woodson County Courthouse  Yates Center  KS image
Woodson County Courthouse Yates Center KS
Woodson County Courthouse  Yates Center  KS image


Woodson County is located at 37°53'12"N 95°44'25"W (37.8866700, -95.7401700). It has 6 neighbors: Allen County, Anderson County, Coffey County, Greenwood County, Neosho County and Wilson County.

Woodson County map

The largest city of Woodson County is Yates Center with a population of 1,267. Other cities include, Vernon population 470, Toronto population 264 and Athens population 47. See all Woodson County cities & populated places.

Woodson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Yates Center 1,267 County seat in Kansas
Vernon 470 Human settlement in United States of America
Toronto 264 City in Woodson County, Kansas, USA
Neosho Falls 133 Township in Woodson County, Kansas
Athens 47 Unincorporated community in Woodson County, Kansas, USA

Woodson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Yates Center


According to census records, the population of Woodson County decreased by 9.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,309 - census
2011 3,322 0.39% estimation process
2012 3,275 -1.44% estimation process
2013 3,215 -1.87% estimation process
2014 3,187 -0.88% estimation process
2015 3,144 -1.37% estimation process
2016 3,189 1.41% estimation process
2017 3,130 -1.88% estimation process
2018 3,184 1.7% estimation process
2019 3,138 -1.47% estimation process
2020 3,015 -4.08% estimation process

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People born in Woodson County (1)

American physicist Samuel Jackson Barnett was born in Woodson County

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