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

The community of Kansas City is the Seat for Wyandotte County.

Wyandotte County was founded in 1859. Wyandotte was created by taking area from Leavenworth and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wyandotte had a population of 155,085 people. This is a decrease of 1.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 157,882 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wyandotte represented 5.87% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 4th 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
2010157,505-0.24%+1.56% since 2009
2009155,085-1.77%+0.73% since 2008
2008153,968-2.48%+0.42% since 2007
2000157,882The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Kansas City   143,209146,8662.49% decrease  
Bonner Springs   7,2486,7687.09% increase  
Edwardsville   4,5284,1469.21% increase  

Websites for Wyandotte County

Official Website:   www.wycokck.org/

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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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