County Seat: Garnett
Founded: 1855
Population:
  ·   8,110 (2000)
  ·   7,803 (1990)
  · 13,938 (1900)
Area: 584 Square Miles
Standard Abbreviation: AN       

Anderson County

Anderson County courthouse in Garnett, Kansas.  Photo by Susan Howell

 

History

Map of Anderson County, KS in 1899
Organized in 1855. County seat Garnett. Received its name from Jos. C. Anderson, of Missouri, who was a member of the first Kansas Territorial Legislature, and Speaker pro tem. of the House of Representatives.
 
Map and text from History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)
 

Cities, Towns, & Villages of Anderson County

                           2000
    Town                Population  ZIP         Year  Elevation
    =================   ==========  =========   ====  =========
    Bush City                                           1031
    Central                                              970
    Colony                     397  66015       1872    1130
    Garnett                  3,368  66032       1856    1049
    Glenlock                                            1005
    Greeley                    327  66033                880
    Harris                      53                       995
    Kincaid                    178  66039               1045
    Lone Elm                    27                      1100
    Mont Ida                                            1053
    Scipio                                              1026
    Selma                                               1065
    Vance                                               1060
    Welda                           66091               1100
    Westphalia                 165  66093               1100
Anderson County's Census Bureau Profile & Map

 
Special Places in Anderson County
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