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

The community of Garnett is the Seat for Anderson County.

Anderson County is one of the original counties of Kansas and was founded January 7, 1856.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Anderson had a population of 7,872 people. This is a decrease of 2.93% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,110 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Anderson represented 0.3% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 51st 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
20108,102-0.1%+2.92% since 2009
20097,872-2.93%-1.08% since 2008
20087,958-1.87%+1.27% since 2007
20008,110The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Garnett   3,1633,3686.09% decrease  
Colony   3723976.3% decrease  
Greeley   3173273.06% decrease  
Kincaid   1721783.37% decrease  
Westphalia   1601653.03% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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.

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

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