Leavenworth County, Kansas

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Leavenworth County
Leavenworth County Courthouse in Leavenworth
Leavenworth County Courthouse in Leavenworth
Map of Kansas highlighting Leavenworth County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°16′07″N 95°07′32″W / 39.2686°N 95.1256°W / 39.2686; -95.1256
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedAugust 25, 1855
Named forHenry Leavenworth
SeatLeavenworth
Largest cityLeavenworth
Area
 • Total469 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Land463 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Water6.1 sq mi (16 km2)  1.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
81,095
 • Density165/sq mi (64/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
WebsiteLeavenworthCounty.org

Leavenworth County (county code LV) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 76,227 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Leavenworth. Leavenworth is also the biggest city in Leavenworth County.[2]


Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 469 square miles (1,210 km2). Of that, 463 square miles (1,200 km2) is land and 6.1 square miles (16 km2) (1.3%) is water.[3] It is the fifth-smallest county in Kansas.

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
186012,606
187032,444157.4%
188032,355−0.3%
189038,48518.9%
190040,9406.4%
191041,2070.7%
192038,402−6.8%
193042,67311.1%
194041,112−3.7%
195042,3613.0%
196048,52414.5%
197053,3409.9%
198054,8092.8%
199064,37117.4%
200068,6916.7%
201076,22711.0%
Est. 201781,095[4]6.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2016[1]

The county is a part of the Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[9]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 57.6% 17,638 33.3% 10,209 9.1% 2,792
2012 58.7% 17,059 39.1% 11,357 2.3% 669
2008 54.9% 16,791 43.3% 13,255 1.8% 545
2004 58.4% 15,949 40.4% 11,039 1.3% 343
2000 54.1% 12,583 41.8% 9,733 4.1% 955
1996 47.9% 10,778 40.4% 9,098 11.7% 2,624
1992 33.4% 7,738 34.9% 8,077 31.8% 7,357
1988 52.5% 9,913 46.6% 8,797 0.9% 160
1984 62.3% 11,194 36.8% 6,604 1.0% 172
1980 55.0% 9,157 38.2% 6,354 6.9% 1,145
1976 50.1% 8,407 47.8% 8,022 2.1% 349
1972 67.7% 10,762 29.7% 4,727 2.6% 408
1968 48.4% 7,081 37.9% 5,546 13.8% 2,018
1964 42.4% 5,544 57.1% 7,479 0.5% 66
1960 53.1% 7,870 46.7% 6,926 0.2% 36
1956 61.6% 8,826 38.2% 5,480 0.2% 33
1952 61.2% 9,046 38.5% 5,698 0.3% 39
1948 48.6% 6,474 50.6% 6,740 0.8% 103
1944 58.6% 7,282 41.0% 5,097 0.5% 59
1940 58.3% 8,503 41.5% 6,053 0.3% 42
1936 51.4% 8,532 48.2% 7,996 0.4% 73
1932 40.2% 6,484 59.0% 9,507 0.8% 123
1928 56.3% 8,472 43.4% 6,539 0.3% 45
1924 68.1% 9,429 21.5% 2,982 10.4% 1,445
1920 65.1% 6,846 32.4% 3,409 2.6% 269
1916 45.5% 5,536 49.3% 6,002 5.3% 640
1912 33.1% 2,562 40.0% 3,099 27.0% 2,092
1908 53.9% 4,846 42.4% 3,818 3.7% 332
1904 64.2% 5,771 30.9% 2,775 5.0% 450
1900 49.8% 4,162 49.2% 4,109 1.0% 80
1896 45.8% 4,004 53.4% 4,665 0.8% 68
1892 47.0% 3,471 53.0% 3,921
1888 45.5% 3,272 48.9% 3,516 5.7% 406

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Leavenworth County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved July 26, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  5. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  6. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  7. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  8. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  9. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

More reading[change | change source]

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