Cherokee County, Kansas Basics:

Cherokee County Kansas - Government Site

Population: 21,213
Area: 588 square miles
County seat: Columbus
Area code(s) in use: 620
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 86.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
Median household income: $41,877
Persons in poverty: 17.8%
Home ownership rate: 77.9%
Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Barton (MO)  Craig (OK)  Crawford  Jasper (MO)  Labette  Newton (MO)  Ottawa (OK)  

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Map of the Cherokee County area

Our detail map of Cherokee County shows the Cherokee County, Kansas boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Cherokee County, Kansas

  Airports     show all on map

Oswego Municipal Airport, Walter A Swalley Airpark

  Bridges     show all on map

Boston Mills Bridge, Porters Bridge, Ryan Bridge (historical)

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Baxter Springs Chamber of Commerce, Baxter Springs City Hall, Baxter Springs Community Center, Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum, Baxter Springs Police Department, Baxter Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Cherokee County Ambulance Association Columbus Station, Cherokee County Ambulance District 3 Headquarters, Cherokee County Courthouse, Cherokee County Health Department, Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center, Cherokee Township Volunteer Fire Department, Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Columbus City Hall, Columbus Fire Department, Columbus Museum, Columbus Police Department, Columbus Public Library, Columbus Public Works Department, Galena Fire Department Station 1, Galena Fire Department Station 2, Galena Police Department, Galena Public Library, Johnston Public Library, KCAR - FM (Baxter Springs), KKOW - FM (Pittsburg), KRPS - FM (Pittsburg), Scammon City Hall, Scammon Volunteer Fire Department, Weir City Volunteer Fire Department, Weir Police Department, Weir Public Library, West Mineral Fire Department, West Mineral Police Department

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Baxter Springs Cemetery, Beasley Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Bird Cemetery, Borland Cemetery, Boston Mills - Cox Cemetery, Brush Creek Cemetery, Cherokee Cemetery, Columbus Cemetery, Council Corners Cemetery, County Poor Farm Cemetery, Crocker Cemetery, Dockery Cemetery, Dove Cemetery, Edgmand Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Faith Community Church Cemetery, Ferris Cemetery, Fly Creek Cemetery, Friendship Friends Church Cemetery, Galena Cemetery, Gandy Cemetery, Garrison Cemetery, Greenlawn Cemetery, Harley Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery, Hosey Hill Cemetery, Johnson Family Cemetery, LaRue Cemetery, Lone Elm Cemetery, Lone Oak Cemetery, Lowell Cemetery, McKee Cemetery, Messer Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Mound Cemetery, New Pleasant View Cemetery, Oak Hill Cemetery, Old Pleasant View Cemetery, Park Cemetery, Pence Cemetery, Pleasant View Cemetery, Quaker Valley Cemetery, Rigney Cemetery, Saint Anthony Cemetery, Saint Bridget Cemetery, Sherman Cemetery, Spickelmire Cemetery, Star Cemetery, Stevenson Cemetery, Timberhill Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Cemetery, Usrey Cemetery, Wirtonia Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Lowell Census Designated Place, Riverton Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Apostolic Faith Church, Apostolic Faith Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bethel Church (historical), Bethel Community Church, Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Blue Mound Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Cana Tabernacle, Center Christian Church, Church of the Nazarene, Columbus Christian Center Church, Columbus Church of Christ, Columbus Church of the Nazarene, Community of Christ, Council Corner Church, Crossroads Christian Church, Empire Mission Church, Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God Church, Fellowship Baptist Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Crestline, First Christian Church, First Christian Church, First Christian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church, Friends Church, Galena Assembly of God Church, Galena Seventh Day Adventist Church, Galena United Methodist Church, Immaculate Conception Church (historical), Keelville Church, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Lawton Baptist Church, Lowell Friends Church, Macedonia Baptist Church, Melrose United Methodist Church, Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant View Church, Pleasantview Church, Rawlings Chapel (historical), Riverton Friends Church, Saint Bridget Catholic Church, Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Saint Mary's Episcopal Church, Saint Patricks Catholic Church, Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church, Saints Memorial Church of God in Christ, Scammon Presbyterian Church, Sherwin Christian Church, Sixth Street Baptist Church, Spring River Assembly of God Church, Tennessee Prairie Friends Church, Trinity Worship Center, Weir United Methodist Church, Wirtonia Church (historical)

  Dams     show all on map

Lowell Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Saint John's Maude Norton Memorial Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Big Candy Lake, Boone Lake, Hines Lake, Hubbell Lake, Little Candy Lake, Marvin Lake, Mineral Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Baxter Center, Baxter Springs City Water Works, Baxter Springs Golf and Country Club, Camp Number Fortytwo (historical), Camp Number Six (historical), Captain, Cherokee County Fairgrounds, Cherokee County Sewer District Number 1, Cherry (historical), Columbus Country Club, Columbus Industrial Park, Columbus Sewer Treatment Plant, Council Corner, Farmers Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1, Farmers Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2, Faulkner Grain Elevator Number 1, Fleming (historical), Galena Sewer Treatment Plant, Messer (historical), New Winsor (historical), Overman Grain Elevator Number 1, Peacock (historical), Playter (historical), Pleasant View (historical), Route 96 Weigh Station 17A, Scammon Wastewater Treatment Facility, Sherman City (historical), Starvale (historical), Tehama (historical), Treece Wastewater Treatment Plant (historical), Weir Wastewater Treatment Plant, West Mineral Wastewater Treatment Plant, Wheatland Landfill, Whitehall (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Strip Pits State Wildlife Management Area

  Plains     show all on map

Cherokee Plains

  Populated Places     show all on map

Badger, Barrett (historical), Baxter Junction, Baxter Springs, Carona, Coal Valley (historical), Cokedale, Columbus, Commonwealth, Cravensville, Crestline, Daisy Hill, Dutch Hollow (historical), East Galena, East Mineral (historical), Empire City, Faulkner, Galena, Hallowell, Hamilton Camp (historical), Hoag, Keelville, Kniveton, Lawton, Lowell, Mackie, Mayer (historical), Melrose, Monte Carlo (historical), Neutral, Quaker, Quakervale (historical), Riverton, Roseland, Scammon, Sherman, Sherwin, Skidmore, South Galena, Stippville, Stone City (historical), Treece (historical), Turck, Weir, West Mineral

  Post Offices     show all on map

Baxter Springs Post Office, Columbus Post Office, Galena Post Office, Riverton Post Office, Weir Post Office, West Mineral Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Cherokee Tank, Lowell Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Baxter Springs High School, Baxter Springs Middle School, Belleview School (historical), Bird School (historical), Black Jack School (historical), Blue Mound School (historical), Boston Mills School (historical), Brush Creek School (historical), Burger School (historical), Capron School (historical), Center School (historical), Center Star School, Central Elementary School, Central Middle School, Charter Oak School (historical), Checo School (historical), Columbus Unified High School, Cornerstone Alternative Charter High School, Council Corner School (historical), Cross Roads School (historical), Diamond School (historical), Elm Tree School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Faith Christian Academy, Fourmile School (historical), Friendship School (historical), Frontier School (historical), Galena High School, Galena Kindergarten, Galena Middle School, Geni School (historical), Glen School (historical), Globe School (historical), Golden Rule School (historical), Greenlawn Elementary School (historical), Harley School (historical), Helmic School, Hickory Grove School (historical), Highland Elementary School, Hopewell School (historical), Humble School (historical), Ingram School (historical), Jarrett School (historical), Jenesse School (historical), Langdons School (historical), Liberty Elementary School, Liberty School (historical), Lincoln Elementary School, Lone Elm School, Maplewood School (historical), Martin School (historical), Messer School (historical), Milam School (historical), Millersburg School (historical), Miriam School (historical), Mitchell School (historical), Mitchell School (historical), Mormon School (historical), Morrow School, Morrow School (historical), Mosquito Valley School (historical), Mount Hope School (historical), Mount Olive School (historical), Mount Pisgah School (historical), Mount Pleasant School (historical), Murphy School (historical), Neutral School (historical), Oak Hill School (historical), Oak Valley School (historical), Owsley School (historical), Park Elementary School, Pioneer School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Valley School (historical), Pleasant View School (historical), Pleasant View School (historical), Potter School (historical), Rice School (historical), Richland Valley School (historical), Rising Sun School (historical), Riverton Elementary School, Riverton High School, Riverton Middle School, Roosevelt School (historical), Saint Rose School, Scammon Elementary School, School Number 90 (historical), Sharon School (historical), Shawnee School (historical), Skidmore School (historical), Spencer Elementary School (historical), Spring Grove Primary Center, Star School (historical), Star School (historical), Stone School, Stony School (historical), Tar Valley School (historical), Union Chapel School (historical), Union School (historical), Van Sluke School (historical), Washington Elementary School, Weir Elementary School, West Mineral Elementary School (historical), West Tennessee Prairie School (historical), Willow Creek School (historical), Willow Creek School (historical), Wirtonia School (historical), Wyandotte School (historical)

  Springs     show all on map

Baxter Springs

  Streams     show all on map

Bitter Creek, Brush Creek, Brush Creek, Center Creek, Cherry Creek, Cow Creek, Deer Creek, Denny Branch, Fly Creek, Lightning Creek, Little Cherry Creek, Little Fly Creek, Little Shawnee Creek, Long Branch, Mulberry Creek, Plum Creek, Shawnee Creek, Shoal Creek, Short Creek, Short Creek, Spring Branch, Stink Branch, Taylor Branch, Turkey Creek, Willow Creek, Wolf Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Bell Mound, Blue Mound

  Towers     show all on map

KARE-AM (Atchison), KBLT-FM (Baxter Springs), KCCU-FM (Columbus),

Cherokee County, Kansas Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteCherokee County White population 19,24019,240  
American IndianCherokee County American Indian population 849848
MixedCherokee County Mixed population 827827
BlackCherokee County Black population 148148
AsianCherokee County Asian population 8584
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderCherokee County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 6463

Additional population tables :
State population table
Kansas population by county