Comanche County, Kansas

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Comanche County
Comanche County Museum in Coldwater, Kansas.
Comanche County Museum in Coldwater, Kansas.
Map of Kansas highlighting Comanche 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: 37°11′N 99°16′W / 37.183°N 99.267°W / 37.183; -99.267
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Named forComanche Native Americans
SeatColdwater
Largest cityColdwater
Area
 • Total790 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Land788 sq mi (2,040 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (4 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
1,862
 • Density2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code620
Congressional district4th
WebsiteComancheCounty.com

Comanche County (county code CM) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 1,891 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Coldwater. Coldwater is also the biggest city in Comanche County.[2] Comanche county is named after the Comanche Native Americans.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 790 square miles (2,000 km2). Of that, 788 square miles (2,040 km2) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) (0.2%) is water.[4]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880372
18902,549585.2%
19001,619−36.5%
19103,281102.7%
19205,30261.6%
19305,238−1.2%
19404,412−15.8%
19503,888−11.9%
19603,271−15.9%
19702,702−17.4%
19802,554−5.5%
19902,313−9.4%
20001,967−15.0%
20101,891−3.9%
Est. 20161,862[5]−1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790–1960[7] 1900–1990[8]
1990–2000[9] 2010–2016[1]

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 82.5% 715 11.8% 102 5.8% 50
2012 82.7% 767 15.4% 143 1.9% 18
2008 78.5% 765 19.9% 194 1.5% 15
2004 78.5% 770 20.4% 200 1.1% 11
2000 75.6% 760 21.0% 211 3.5% 35
1996 61.3% 691 26.4% 298 12.2% 138
1992 49.5% 636 25.3% 325 25.2% 324
1988 65.7% 738 33.4% 375 0.9% 10
1984 76.8% 993 22.0% 285 1.2% 15
1980 65.5% 877 29.3% 393 5.2% 70
1976 52.7% 719 46.2% 630 1.1% 15
1972 77.2% 1,052 20.6% 281 2.2% 30
1968 62.7% 906 31.2% 451 6.2% 89
1964 45.5% 694 53.7% 818 0.8% 12
1960 71.9% 1,187 27.9% 460 0.3% 5
1956 72.4% 1,238 27.0% 461 0.6% 11
1952 79.0% 1,443 20.5% 374 0.6% 10
1948 61.9% 1,077 37.4% 650 0.8% 13
1944 61.5% 1,048 37.7% 642 0.9% 15
1940 59.5% 1,322 39.6% 880 0.9% 20
1936 39.4% 932 60.4% 1,428 0.1% 3
1932 43.9% 945 54.6% 1,175 1.5% 32
1928 80.0% 1,554 19.8% 385 0.2% 4
1924 60.3% 1,049 24.8% 432 14.9% 260
1920 63.1% 1,121 34.4% 612 2.5% 45
1916 38.6% 732 50.7% 963 10.8% 204
1912 13.1% 148 33.3% 377 53.7% 609[a]
1908 59.7% 392 37.3% 245 3.0% 20
1904 63.4% 272 30.1% 129 6.5% 28
1900 54.9% 249 42.7% 194 2.4% 11
1896 44.9% 142 54.4% 172 0.6% 2
1892 45.5% 259 54.5% 310
1888 50.7% 490 39.7% 384 9.6% 93

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Comanche County (map legend)

Cities[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 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Profile for Comanche County, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 12, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  8. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  9. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 22, 2014.
  10. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS
Notes
  1. These comprised 537 votes for Progressive Theodore Roosevelt (who thus carried the county) and 72 for Socialist Eugene V. Debs.

More reading[change | change source]

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