Leavenworth County

Leavenworth County, Kansas

300 Walnut St Suite 106
Leavenworth, KS 66048
Phone: (913) 684-0421
Fax: (913) 684-0406
www.leavenworthcounty.org

On the northeastern border of KS, north of Kansas City; original county; organized Aug 25, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Fort Leavenworth, the state's first fort, named for Gen. Henry Leavenworth (1783-1834), officer in the War of 1812 who later fought the Indians

Area (sq mi):: 468.33 (land 463.27; water 5.06) Population per square mile: 157.80
Population 2005: 73,113 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 68,691 (White 82.00%; Black or African American 10.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.80%; Asian 1.10%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $20,292; median household $48,114; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,572-$26,198
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Leavenworth County seat (35,290)
  • Lansing (10,117)

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    Project Location : Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
    It and the surrounding Leavenworth County are to the corrections industry what Hollywood is to film and Silicon Valley to computers.
    Those areas include: Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, Lenexa, Prairie Village, Leawood, Mission, Kansas City Kansas, Kansas City Missouri, Lawrence, Eudora, Desoto, Baldwin City, Wyandotte County, Johnson County, Douglas County, Miami County, Leavenworth County, Cass County, Jackson County, Clay County, Platte County.
    That's the question that faced the Leavenworth County Cooperative Association in Kansas, which operates in an area that used to be farm country but has become progressively urbanized during the past 20 years.
    The new cell site reportedly improves Verizon Wireless voice and data coverage in Leavenworth county.
    My grandfather had owned a beautiful, brushy farm in Leavenworth County, his father's homestead.
    Kansas/Missouri Ag Day Pizza Party sponsors include: Agriculture Hall of Fame, Douglas County Farm Bureau, John Deere Agricultural Marketing Center, Johnson County Farm Bureau, Kansas Soybean Commission, Kansas Beef Council, Kansas Department of Agriculture, Kansas Farm Bureau, Kansas Wheat Commission, Leavenworth County Farm Bureau, Midwest Dairy Council, Missouri Beef Industry, Missouri Department of Agriculture, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri/Kansas National Agri-Marketing Association, Missouri Pork Producers Association, Missouri Soybean Association, Missouri Vegetable Growers Association and Wyandotte County Farm Bureau.
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    Stites, a K-State graduate with a BS and MS in Agronomy, has a broad experience background having worked for Sandoz for 15 years and most recently with the Kansas Cooperative Extension Service in Leavenworth County Kansas.
    Major organization : LEAVENWORTH COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY