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

The community of Erie is the Seat for Neosho County.

Neosho County was founded June 3, 1861.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Neosho had a population of 16,046 people. This is a decrease of 5.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,997 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Neosho represented 0.63% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 31st 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
201016,512-2.85%+2.9% since 2009
200916,046-5.6%-0.58% since 2008
200816,139-5.05%-0.18% since 2007
200016,997The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Chanute   8,7389,4117.15% decrease  
Erie   1,1481,2115.2% decrease  
Saint Paul   6636462.63% increase  
Thayer   4825003.6% decrease  
Galesburg   1441504% 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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