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

The community of Washington is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County was founded February 20, 1857.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 5,683 people. This is a decrease of 12.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,483 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 0.24% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 61st 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
20105,799-10.55%+2.04% since 2009
20095,683-12.34%-1.37% since 2008
20085,762-11.12%-0.72% since 2007
20006,483The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Washington   1,0831,22311.45% decrease  
Hanover   56365313.78% decrease  
Linn   36942513.18% decrease  
Greenleaf   31035713.17% decrease  
Haddam   14916911.83% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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