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Time Zone: Hamilton County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Syracuse is the Seat for Hamilton County.

Hamilton County was founded March 20, 1873.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamilton had a population of 2,625 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,670 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hamilton represented 0.1% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 97th 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
20102,690+0.75%+2.48% since 2009
20092,625-1.69%+1.31% since 2008
20082,591-2.96% 
20072,591-2.96% 
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20002,670The Last Census

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

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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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