Ellis County, Kansas

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Ellis County, Kansas
County
Ellis county courthouse kansas.jpg
Ellis County Courthouse in Hays
Location within Kansas
Location within Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°55′N 99°19′W / 38.917°N 99.317°W / 38.917; -99.317
Founded1867
Named forGeorge Ellis
SeatHays
Largest cityHays
Area
 • Total900 sq mi (2,331 km2)
 • Land899 sq mi (2,328 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1 km2), 0.05%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)28,893
 • Density32/sq mi (12/km2)
Area code(s)785
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
WebsiteEllisCo.net

Ellis County (county code EL) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In the 2010 census, 28,452 people lived there.[1] The county seat and biggest city is Hays.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.