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Time Zone: Allen County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Iola is the Seat for Allen County.

Allen County is one of the original counties of Kansas and was founded March 30, 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Allen had a population of 13,203 people. This is a decrease of 8.22% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,385 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Allen represented 0.54% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 105 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,371-7.05%+1.27% since 2009
200913,203-8.22%-0.49% since 2008
200813,268-7.77%-1.04% since 2007
200014,385The Last Census

More information can be found on the Allen County Census Page for Allen County.


Below are some of the communities located in Allen County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Allen County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Iola   5,7196,3029.25% decrease  
Humboldt   1,8161,9999.15% decrease  
La Harpe   6617066.37% decrease  
Gas   5275565.22% decrease  
Moran   5215627.3% decrease  

Websites for Allen County

Official Website:   www.allencounty.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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