Largest Counties in Kansas

Rank County Population County Seat Established Area (km2) Density
1 Johnson County 559,902 Olathe 1855 1,235 453.36
2 Sedgwick County 503,878 Wichita 1867 2,590 194.55
3 Shawnee County 178,980 Topeka 1855 1,424 125.69
4 Wyandotte County 159,118 Kansas City 1859 391 406.95
5 Douglas County 112,853 Lawrence 1855 1,184 95.32
6 Leavenworth County 77,728 Leavenworth 1855 1,199 64.83
7 Riley County 75,497 Manhattan 1855 1,580 47.78
8 Butler County 65,816 El Dorado 1855 3,699 17.79
9 Reno County 64,427 Hutchinson 1867 3,248 19.84
10 Saline County 55,977 Salina 1860 1,865 30.01
11 Crawford County 39,350 Girard 1867 1,536 25.62
12 Geary County 38,002 Junction City 1855 995 38.19
13 Finney County 37,189 Garden City 1883 3,367 11.05
14 Cowley County 36,277 Winfield 1867 2,916 12.44
15 Harvey County 34,841 Newton 1872 1,396 24.96
16 Ford County 34,741 Dodge City 1867 2,846 12.21
17 Montgomery County 34,448 Independence 1867 1,671 20.62
18 Lyon County 33,737 Emporia 1855 2,204 15.31
19 Miami County 32,601 Paola 1855 1,494 21.82
20 McPherson County 29,345 Mcpherson 1867 2,331 12.59
21 Ellis County 29,042 Hays 1867 2,331 12.46
22 Barton County 27,546 Great Bend 1867 2,315 11.9
23 Franklin County 25,895 Ottawa 1855 1,487 17.41
24 Sumner County 23,663 Wellington 1867 3,061 7.73
25 Seward County 23,536 Liberal 1873 1,658 14.2
26 Pottawatomie County 22,291 Westmoreland 1857 2,186 10.2
27 Labette County 21,273 Oswego 1867 1,681 12.65
28 Cherokee County 21,215 Columbus 1855 1,520 13.96
29 Dickinson County 19,751 Abilene 1857 2,196 8.99
30 Jefferson County 18,934 Oskaloosa 1855 1,388 13.64
31 Atchison County 16,802 Atchison 1855 1,119 15.02
32 Neosho County 16,395 Erie 1855 1,481 11.07
33 Osage County 16,131 Lyndon 1855 1,823 8.85
34 Bourbon County 14,886 Fort Scott 1855 1,650 9.02
35 Jackson County 13,438 Holton 1855 1,702 7.9
36 Allen County 13,308 Iola 1855 1,303 10.21
37 Marion County 12,336 Marion 1860 2,442 5.05
38 Nemaha County 10,121 Seneca 1855 1,862 5.44
39 Marshall County 10,011 Marysville 1855 2,339 4.28
40 Rice County 9,974 Lyons 1867 1,883 5.3
41 Brown County 9,870 Hiawatha 1855 1,479 6.67
42 Pratt County 9,717 Pratt 1867 1,904 5.1
43 Linn County 9,430 Mound City 1855 1,551 6.08
44 Cloud County 9,386 Concordia 1866 1,854 5.06
45 Wilson County 9,094 Fredonia 1855 1,487 6.12
46 Clay County 8,520 Clay Center 1857 1,668 5.11
47 Coffey County 8,491 Burlington 1855 1,632 5.2
48 Thomas County 7,930 Colby 1873 2,784 2.85
49 Grant County 7,912 Ulysses 1888 1,489 5.31
50 Anderson County 7,906 Garnett 1855 1,510 5.24
51 Doniphan County 7,853 Troy 1855 1,015 7.74
52 Kingman County 7,852 Kingman 1872 2,238 3.51
53 Wabaunsee County 7,028 Alma 1855 2,067 3.4
54 Russell County 6,935 Russell 1867 2,292 3.03
55 Pawnee County 6,917 Larned 1867 1,953 3.54
56 Ellsworth County 6,483 Ellsworth 1867 1,854 3.5
57 Greenwood County 6,443 Eureka 1855 2,953 2.18
58 Mitchell County 6,344 Beloit 1867 1,813 3.5
59 Sherman County 6,102 Goodland 1873 2,735 2.23
60 Ottawa County 6,061 Minneapolis 1860 1,867 3.25
61 Gray County 6,019 Cimarron 1887 2,251 2.67
62 Harper County 5,900 Anthony 1867 2,077 2.84
63 Morris County 5,843 Council Grove 1855 1,805 3.24
64 Washington County 5,747 Washington 1857 2,326 2.47
65 Stevens County 5,745 Hugoton 1886 1,886 3.05
66 Norton County 5,601 Norton 1867 2,274 2.46
67 Phillips County 5,508 Phillipsburg 1867 2,295 2.4
68 Rooks County 5,212 Stockton 1867 2,300 2.27
69 Scott County 4,926 Scott City 1873 1,860 2.65
70 Barber County 4,850 Medicine Lodge 1867 2,937 1.65
71 Republic County 4,847 Belleville 1868 1,854 2.61
72 Meade County 4,385 Meade 1885 2,533 1.73
73 Stafford County 4,347 Saint John 1867 2,051 2.12
74 Haskell County 4,245 Sublette 1887 1,494 2.84
75 Kearny County 3,957 Lakin 1887 2,253 1.76
76 Osborne County 3,795 Osborne 1867 2,313 1.64
77 Smith County 3,754 Smith Center 1867 2,321 1.62
78 Chautauqua County 3,560 Sedan 1875 1,663 2.14
79 Woodson County 3,267 Yates Center 1855 1,298 2.52
80 Rush County 3,209 La Crosse 1867 1,860 1.73
81 Lincoln County 3,163 Lincoln 1867 1,862 1.7
82 Morton County 3,158 Elkhart 1886 1,891 1.67
83 Ness County 3,057 Ness City 1867 2,784 1.1
84 Jewell County 3,035 Mankato 1867 2,354 1.29
85 Trego County 2,975 WaKeeney 1867 2,300 1.29
86 Edwards County 2,968 Kinsley 1874 1,611 1.84
87 Decatur County 2,860 Oberlin 1873 2,315 1.24
88 Logan County 2,773 Oakley 1888 2,779 1
89 Chase County 2,746 Cottonwood Falls 1859 2,010 1.37
90 Gove County 2,718 Gove City 1868 2,776 0.98
91 Elk County 2,709 Howard 1875 1,678 1.61
92 Cheyenne County 2,667 Saint Francis 1873 2,642 1.01
93 Hamilton County 2,628 Syracuse 1873 2,580 1.02
94 Graham County 2,567 Hill City 1867 2,326 1.1
95 Rawlins County 2,549 Atwood 1873 2,771 0.92
96 Sheridan County 2,527 Hoxie 1873 2,321 1.09
97 Kiowa County 2,485 Greensburg 1886 1,870 1.33
98 Wichita County 2,245 Leoti 1873 1,862 1.21
99 Clark County 2,170 Ashland 1885 2,525 0.86
100 Stanton County 2,164 Johnson City 1887 1,761 1.23
101 Hodgeman County 1,952 Jetmore 1867 2,227 0.88
102 Comanche County 1,902 Coldwater 1867 2,041 0.93
103 Lane County 1,693 Dighton 1873 1,857 0.91
104 Wallace County 1,506 Sharon Springs 1868 2,367 0.64
105 Greeley County 1,287 Tribune 1873 2,015 0.64

Largest Counties in Kansas

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