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

The community of Ulysses is the Seat for Grant County.

Grant County was founded March 20, 1873. Grant was created by taking area from Finney and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Grant had a population of 7,353 people. This is a decrease of 7.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,909 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Grant represented 0.29% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 52nd 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
20107,829-1.01%+6.47% since 2009
20097,353-7.03%+0.2% since 2008
20087,338-7.22%-1.4% since 2007
20007,909The Last Census

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


Websites for Grant County

Official Website:   www.grantcoks.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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