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

The community of Norton is the Seat for Norton County.

Norton County was founded February 26, 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Norton had a population of 5,330 people. This is a decrease of 10.47% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,953 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Norton represented 0.22% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 65th 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
20105,671-4.74%+6.4% since 2009
20095,330-10.47%-1.62% since 2008
20085,418-8.99%-0.42% since 2007
20075,441-8.6% 
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20005,953The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Norton   2,6573,01211.79% decrease  
Almena   4274698.96% decrease  
Lenora   26730612.75% decrease  
Edmond   43478.51% decrease  

Websites for Norton County

Official Website:   www.nortoncountyks.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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