Jewell County

Jewell County, Kansas

307 N Commercial St
Mankato, KS 66956
Phone: (785) 378-4020
Fax: (785) 378-4075

On central northern border of KS; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Mitchell County. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Lewis R. Jewell (?-1862), officer in the Kansas cavalry killed during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 914.47 (land 909.18; water 5.29) Population per square mile: 3.70
Population 2005: 3,352 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.60%; 1990-2000 -10.80% Population 2000: 3,791 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 46.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,644; median household $30,538; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,246-$26,682
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Solid Waste Director Jim Vaughan in a recent meeting of the Jewell County commissioners reviewed the monthly activity report for October.
Whereas Elkins was present, Bill and Joe Hoffer discussed the possibility of closing a road in Jewell County.
Jerod McMillan has in addition been hired as a deputy with the Jewell County Sheriff s office.