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

The community of Troy is the Seat for Doniphan County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Doniphan had a population of 7,624 people. This is a decrease of 7.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,249 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Doniphan represented 0.31% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 49th 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
20107,945-3.69%+4.21% since 2009
20097,624-7.58%-1.88% since 2008
20087,770-5.81%-0.21% since 2007
20008,249The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wathena   1,2781,3485.19% decrease  
Elwood   1,1201,1452.18% decrease  
Troy   9941,0545.69% decrease  
Highland   9339764.41% decrease  
White Cloud   2222397.11% decrease  

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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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