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

The community of Ellsworth is the Seat for Ellsworth County.

Ellsworth County was founded February 26, 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ellsworth had a population of 6,179 people. This is a decrease of 5.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,525 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ellsworth represented 0.24% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 60th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20106,497-0.43%+5.15% since 2009
20096,179-5.3%-0.88% since 2008
20086,234-4.46%-0.86% since 2007
20076,288-3.63% 
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20006,525The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Ellsworth   2,8172,9654.99% decrease  
Wilson   7517996.01% decrease  
Kanopolis   5045437.18% decrease  
Holyrood   4444644.31% decrease  
Lorraine   1291365.15% decrease  

Websites for Ellsworth County

Official Website:   www.ellsworthcounty.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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