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

The community of Fredonia is the Seat for Wilson County.

Wilson County is one of the original counties of Kansas and was founded in 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wilson had a population of 9,474 people. This is a decrease of 8.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,332 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wilson represented 0.38% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 42nd 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
20109,409-8.93%-0.69% since 2009
20099,474-8.3%-1.26% since 2008
20089,595-7.13%-1.87% since 2007
20079,778-5.36% 
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200010,332The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Neodesha   2,5672,8489.87% decrease  
Fredonia   2,3312,60010.35% decrease  
Altoona   4544856.39% decrease  
Buffalo   2662846.34% decrease  
Benedict   961036.8% 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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