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

The community of Yates Center is the Seat for Woodson County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Woodson had a population of 3,240 people. This is a decrease of 14.47% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,788 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Woodson represented 0.14% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 80th 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
20103,309-12.65%+2.13% since 2009
20093,240-14.47%-0.95% since 2008
20083,271-13.65%-0.58% since 2007
20003,788The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Yates Center   1,3531,59915.38% decrease  
Toronto   26231216.03% decrease  
Neosho Falls   15717912.29% decrease  

Websites for Woodson County

Official Website:   www.woodsoncounty.net/

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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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