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

The community of WaKeeney is the Seat for Trego County.

Trego County was founded June 21, 1879.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Trego had a population of 2,920 people. This is a decrease of 12.02% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,319 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Trego represented 0.12% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 87th 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
20103,001-9.58%+2.77% since 2009
20082,922-11.96%-0.68% since 2007
20003,319The Last Census

More information can be found on the Trego County Census Page for Trego 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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