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Atchison County, Kansas

US county information
NameAtchison County
US Area
Total Area435.04 sq mi (1126.8 km2)
Land Area432.34 sq mi (1119.8 km2)
Water Area2.70 sq mi (7 km2)
Population16924 (2010)
Density15/km2 (38.8/sq mi)
FoundedAugust 25, 1855
Named forDavid Rice Atchison
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Atchison County (county code AT) is a county located in Northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 16,924. Its county seat and most populous city is Atchison. The county is named in honor of David Rice Atchison, a United States Senator from Missouri. The Atchison Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Atchison County.

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