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

The community of Burlington is the Seat for Coffey County.

Coffey County is one of the original counties of Kansas and was founded August 25, 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Coffey had a population of 8,436 people. This is a decrease of 4.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,865 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Coffey represented 0.33% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 46th 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
20108,601-2.98%+1.96% since 2009
20088,442-4.77%+0.24% since 2007
20008,865The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Burlington   2,6762,7904.09% decrease  
Lebo   9139614.99% decrease  
Waverly   5505896.62% decrease  
Le Roy   5505937.25% decrease  
New Strawn   3964256.82% decrease  

Websites for Coffey County

Official Website:   www.coffeycountyks.org/

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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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