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

The community of Abilene is the Seat for Dickinson County.

Dickinson County was founded February 20, 1857.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dickinson had a population of 19,015 people. This is a decrease of 1.7% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,344 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dickinson represented 0.72% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 28th 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
201019,754+2.12%+3.89% since 2009
200919,015-1.7%-0.98% since 2008
200819,203-0.73%+1.76% since 2007
200019,344The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Abilene   6,2686,5434.2% decrease  
Herington   2,3952,5636.55% decrease  
Chapman   1,3601,2419.59% increase  
Solomon   1,0591,0721.21% decrease  
Enterprise   8048363.83% decrease  

Websites for Dickinson County

Official Website:   www.dkcoks.com/

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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.

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