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

The community of Junction City is the Seat for Geary County.

Geary County was founded August 30, 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Geary had a population of 31,751 people. This is an increase of 13.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,947 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Geary represented 1.04% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 21st 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
201034,362+22.95%+8.22% since 2009
200931,751+13.61%+1.91% since 2008
200831,157+11.49%+5.48% since 2007
200027,947The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Junction City   20,93218,88610.83% increase  
Grandview Plaza   1,3841,18416.89% increase  
Milford   4555029.36% 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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