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

The community of Gove is the Seat for Gove County.

Gove County was founded March 11, 1868.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gove had a population of 2,480 people. This is a decrease of 19.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,068 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gove represented 0.11% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 91st 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
20102,695-12.16%+8.67% since 2009
20092,480-19.17%-0.4% since 2008
20082,490-18.84%-4.41% since 2007
20003,068The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Quinter   76196120.81% decrease  
Grinnell   26932918.24% decrease  
Grainfield   26832718.04% decrease  
Park   12315118.54% decrease  
Gove City   8410520% decrease  

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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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