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Welcome to Junction City ...
The city of Junction City is located in Geary County<1> and is the County Seat for Geary County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Junction City has a population of 21,707 people<2> (see below for details).
Junction City is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Junction City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Junction City is located in the (785) area code.
The ZIP code for Junction City: 66441<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Junction City.
Websites for Junction City ...
Official Website: www.jcks.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.junctioncity.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junction City had an population of 21,707 people. This is a decrease of 7.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Junction City had a population of 23,353 people (which is 67.96% of the total population of Geary County). This makes Junction City the county's most populous community.
The population of Junction City represents 0.82% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,353 people, the population of Junction City increased 23.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,886 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Junction City.
Communities Also Named Junction City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Junction City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Dakota, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Junction City.
Communities near Junction City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Junction City.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Junction City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Junction City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Junction City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Junction City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Junction City. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Junction City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junction City ...
Looking for more information about Junction City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Junction City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Junction City.
Adding Junction City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Junction City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Junction City was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Junction City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Junction City.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Junction City: www.jcks.com/
The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/
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