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

The community of Leavenworth is the Seat for Leavenworth County.

Leavenworth County is one of the original counties of Kansas and was founded August 25, 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Leavenworth had a population of 75,227 people. This is an increase of 9.52% since the last Census (which gave a population of 68,691 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Leavenworth represented 2.56% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 6th 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
201076,227+10.97%+1.33% since 2009
200975,227+9.52%+1.17% since 2008
200874,355+8.25%+1.02% since 2007
200773,603+7.15% 
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200068,691The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Leavenworth   35,08135,4200.96% decrease  
Lansing   10,8049,19917.45% increase  
Tonganoxie   4,4162,72861.9% increase  
Basehor   4,3922,23896.2% increase  
Linwood   4063748.56% increase  

Websites for Leavenworth County

Official Website:   www.leavenworthcounty.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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