Stanton County, Kansas

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Stanton County
Stanton County courthouse in Johnson City
Stanton County courthouse in Johnson City
Map of Kansas highlighting Stanton County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°34′00″N 101°46′59″W / 37.5667°N 101.783°W / 37.5667; -101.783
Country United States
State Kansas
Founded1887
Named forEdwin Stanton
SeatJohnson City
Largest cityJohnson City
Area
 • Total680 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land680 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.01%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
2,062
 • Density3.3/sq mi (1.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
WebsiteStantonCountyKS.com

Stanton County (standard abbreviation: ST) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 2,235 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Johnson City.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 680 square miles (1,800 km2). Of that, 680 square miles (1,800 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (0.01%) is water.[3]

Major highways[change | change source]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18805
18901,03120,520.0%
1900327−68.3%
19101,034216.2%
1920908−12.2%
19302,152137.0%
19401,443−32.9%
19502,26356.8%
19602,108−6.8%
19702,2878.5%
19802,3392.3%
19902,333−0.3%
20002,4063.1%
20102,235−7.1%
Est. 20162,062[4]−7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2016[1]
Age pyramid

Government[change | change source]

Stanton County is very Republican. The last time a democratic candidate won the county was in 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson.

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[9]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 77.2% 492 18.1% 115 4.7% 30
2012 79.7% 605 18.8% 143 1.5% 11
2008 75.9% 628 22.7% 188 1.3% 11
2004 82.4% 796 17.1% 165 0.5% 5
2000 76.3% 785 20.9% 215 2.8% 29
1996 71.2% 628 21.4% 189 7.4% 65
1992 55.7% 556 22.4% 224 21.8% 218
1988 62.3% 592 32.6% 310 5.1% 48
1984 76.6% 783 20.1% 205 3.3% 34
1980 67.7% 672 23.3% 231 9.0% 89
1976 49.0% 510 47.0% 489 3.9% 41
1972 71.5% 754 24.6% 259 3.9% 41
1968 59.5% 541 31.7% 288 8.8% 80
1964 47.3% 459 51.6% 500 1.1% 11
1960 65.7% 627 33.9% 323 0.4% 4
1956 70.2% 549 28.9% 226 0.9% 7
1952 74.6% 664 24.2% 215 1.2% 11
1948 56.5% 407 41.7% 300 1.8% 13
1944 61.7% 398 37.2% 240 1.1% 7
1940 54.6% 378 43.5% 301 1.9% 13
1936 40.4% 311 59.5% 458 0.1% 1
1932 40.2% 412 58.4% 598 1.4% 14
1928 74.9% 497 24.7% 164 0.5% 3
1924 62.4% 379 26.0% 158 11.5% 70
1920 73.1% 269 24.2% 89 2.7% 10
1916 44.6% 180 42.1% 170 13.4% 54
1912 15.9% 42 43.2% 114 40.9% 108
1908 60.8% 180 36.2% 107 3.0% 9
1904 65.0% 63 35.1% 34 0.0% 0
1900 57.5% 50 41.4% 36 1.2% 1
1896 49.1% 55 50.9% 57 0.0% 0
1892 52.7% 146 47.3% 131
1888 52.8% 298 34.9% 197 12.2% 69

Laws[change | change source]

Although the Kansas Constitution was changed in 1986 to allow the sale of alcohol, Stanton County is still a "dry" county.[10]

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Stanton 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 29, 2014.
  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 June 9, 2017.
  5. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  6. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  7. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  8. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  9. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS
  10. "Map of Wet and Dry Counties". Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue. November 2004. Archived from the original on 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2007-01-21. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

Other websites[change | change source]

County
Maps

Coordinates: 37°34′N 101°47′W / 37.567°N 101.783°W / 37.567; -101.783