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

The community of Beloit is the Seat for Mitchell County.

Mitchell County was founded February 26, 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mitchell had a population of 6,344 people. This is a decrease of 8.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,932 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mitchell represented 0.26% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 56th 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
20106,373-8.06%+0.46% since 2009
20096,344-8.48%+0.81% since 2008
20086,293-9.22%-0.27% since 2007
20006,932The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Beloit   3,6654,0198.81% decrease  
Cawker City   4695219.98% decrease  
Glen Elder   4004398.88% decrease  
Tipton   2282436.17% decrease  
Hunter   71777.79% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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