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

The community of Smith Center is the Seat for Smith County.

Smith County was founded in 1872.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Smith had a population of 3,753 people. This is a decrease of 17.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,536 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Smith represented 0.17% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 74th 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
20103,853-15.06%+2.66% since 2009
20093,753-17.26%-2.57% since 2008
20083,852-15.08%-2.38% since 2007
20004,536The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Smith Center   1,5851,93117.92% decrease  
Kensington   44752915.5% decrease  
Lebanon   25230316.83% decrease  
Gaylord   11614520% decrease  
Athol   425117.65% 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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