Coffey County, Kansas

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Coffey County
Burlington Carnegie Free Library
Map of Kansas highlighting Coffey County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: Coordinates: 38°14′N 95°44′W / 38.233°N 95.733°W / 38.233; -95.733
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedAugust 25, 1855
Named forAsbury M. Coffey
SeatBurlington
Largest cityBurlington
Area
 • Total654 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Land627 sq mi (1,620 km2)
 • Water27 sq mi (70 km2)  4.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
8,433
 • Density14/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code620
Congressional district2nd
WebsiteCoffeyCountyKS.org

Coffey County (county code CF) is a county in Eastern Kansas. In 2010, 8,601 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Burlington. Burlington is also the biggest city in Coffey County.[2]

History[change | change source]

In 1855, Coffey County was created.

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 654 square miles (1,690 km2). Of that, 627 square miles (1,620 km2) is land and 27 square miles (70 km2) (4.2%) is water.[3]

Major highways[change | change source]

Sources: National Atlas,[4] U.S. Census Bureau[5]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18602,842
18706,201118.2%
188011,43884.5%
189015,85638.6%
190016,6435.0%
191015,205−8.6%
192014,254−6.3%
193013,653−4.2%
194012,278−10.1%
195010,408−15.2%
19608,403−19.3%
19707,397−12.0%
19809,37026.7%
19908,404−10.3%
20008,8655.5%
20108,601−3.0%
Est. 20168,433[6]−2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
1790-1960[8] 1900-1990[9]
1990-2000[10] 2010-2016[1]

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[11]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 75.0% 3,050 17.9% 727 7.2% 291
2012 74.3% 2,903 23.0% 898 2.7% 105
2008 72.2% 3,054 26.5% 1,121 1.4% 57
2004 73.9% 3,259 24.8% 1,093 1.3% 56
2000 66.8% 2,700 29.6% 1,196 3.6% 144
1996 57.9% 2,369 27.3% 1,118 14.8% 603
1992 42.4% 1,824 23.8% 1,021 33.8% 1,453
1988 66.7% 2,581 32.2% 1,246 1.1% 43
1984 74.0% 3,063 25.1% 1,037 0.9% 39
1980 69.2% 2,491 26.0% 938 4.8% 173
1976 56.7% 2,145 41.0% 1,549 2.4% 89
1972 75.7% 2,667 22.2% 782 2.1% 74
1968 63.1% 2,223 26.5% 933 10.5% 369
1964 55.4% 1,998 44.2% 1,594 0.4% 14
1960 69.7% 2,925 30.1% 1,263 0.2% 9
1956 72.2% 3,286 27.4% 1,247 0.4% 16
1952 74.8% 3,731 24.8% 1,239 0.4% 19
1948 61.2% 2,945 37.3% 1,796 1.5% 71
1944 67.3% 3,461 32.3% 1,660 0.5% 23
1940 64.3% 4,164 35.1% 2,272 0.7% 44
1936 59.3% 3,900 40.5% 2,662 0.2% 16
1932 43.8% 2,707 54.8% 3,389 1.4% 88
1928 73.8% 4,342 25.7% 1,514 0.5% 27
1924 62.5% 3,552 28.7% 1,631 8.9% 503
1920 64.2% 3,370 34.0% 1,785 1.8% 94
1916 45.6% 2,799 50.8% 3,121 3.6% 222
1912 18.7% 681 43.5% 1,581 37.8% 1,374
1908 53.4% 2,094 44.1% 1,729 2.6% 100
1904 59.4% 2,164 35.1% 1,280 5.5% 200
1900 50.5% 2,159 48.3% 2,066 1.3% 54
1896 46.8% 2,000 51.4% 2,194 1.8% 76
1892 47.5% 1,769 52.5% 1,953
1888 52.6% 1,970 32.8% 1,227 14.7% 549

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Coffey County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

Famous people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. National Atlas Archived December 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. U.S. Census Bureau TIGER shape files
  6. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  9. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  10. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  11. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

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