Rawlins County, Kansas
Rawlins County Courthouse in Atwood
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||March 20, 1873|
|Named for||John Aaron Rawlins|
|• Total||1,070 sq mi (2,800 km2)|
|• Land||1,069 sq mi (2,770 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) 0.01%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Rawlins County (standard abbreviation: RA) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 2,519 people lived there. The county seat is Atwood. Atwood is also the biggest city in Rawlins County. It was named after Union Civil War General John Aaron Rawlins.
History[change | change source]
In 1873, Rawlins County was created.
Geography[change | change source]
Major highways[change | change source]
People[change | change source]
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Government[change | change source]
Presidential elections[change | change source]
The county is part of the very Republican Kansas's 1st congressional district. It has voted for the Republican candidate for President in each of the last eighteen elections. The last Democrat to win the county was Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936. In the last five Presidential elections the Democratic candidate has never won more than 21% of the county's vote.
Education[change | change source]
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Communities[change | change source]
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References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- Geographie Electorale
- The New York Times electoral map (Zoom in on Kansas)
More reading[change | change source]
- Standard Atlas of Rawlins County, Kansas; Geo. A. Ogle & Co; 64 pages; 1906.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Rawlins County, Kansas.|
- Rawlins County - Official Website
- Rawlins County - Directory of Public Officials
- Rawlins County - Community Development
- Rawlins County Square Deal News, newspaper
- Rawlins County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
- Kansas Highway Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
- Kansas Railroad Maps: Current, 1996, 1915, KDOT and Kansas Historical Society