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

The community of Ness City is the Seat for Ness County.

Ness County was founded February 26, 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ness had a population of 2,835 people. This is a decrease of 17.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,454 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ness represented 0.13% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 85th 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
20103,107-10.05%+9.59% since 2009
20092,835-17.92%-2.54% since 2008
20082,909-15.78%-1.76% since 2007
20003,454The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ness City   1,2091,53421.19% decrease  
Bazine   3333117.07% increase  
Ransom   26833820.71% decrease  
Utica   18022319.28% decrease  
Brownell   384820.83% 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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