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Time Zone: Sherman County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Goodland is the Seat for Sherman County.

Sherman County was founded September 20, 1886.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sherman had a population of 5,860 people. This is a decrease of 13.31% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,760 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sherman represented 0.25% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 58th 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
20106,010-11.09%+2.56% since 2009
20095,860-13.31%-0.53% since 2008
20006,760The Last Census

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


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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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