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

The community of Garden City is the Seat for Finney County.

Finney County was founded February 22, 1883. Finney was created by taking area from , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Finney had a population of 42,074 people. This is an increase of 3.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 40,523 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Finney represented 1.51% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 11th 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
201036,776-9.25%-12.59% since 2009
200942,074+3.83%+2.81% since 2008
200840,925+0.99%+0.35% since 2007
200040,523The Last Census

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


Websites for Finney County

Official Website:   www.finneycounty.org/

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

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