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Shawnee County, KS
The county was named for the Indian tribe

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Shawnee County is one of 105 counties in Kansas.

The county is in the Topeka metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 171,716. This was an increase of  1.09% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$40,988
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shawnee County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Shawnee County was $29,757. This was an increase of 24.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 96% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Topeka

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26% of Shawnee County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shawnee County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Shawnee County include Auburn Cemetery, Bauer Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bohemian Cemetery, Dover Cemetery, Elevation Cemetery, Emmanuel Cemetery, Foster Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Green Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Shawnee County include Auburn, Auburn, Dover, Grove, Menoken, Mission, Monmouth, Rossville, Rossville, Silver Lake ... View communities

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Colleges in Shawnee County include Washburn University ... View colleges

School districts in Shawnee County include Auburn Washburn, Seaman, Shawnee Heights, Silver Lake, Topeka Public Schools ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Shawnee County include Kansas State Library, Rossville Community Library, Silver Lake Library, Topeka Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Shawnee County include Topeka Capital-Journal ... View newspapers

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Shawnee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shawnee County political report.

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Hotels in Shawnee County include Amerisuites, Best Western, Best Western Candlelight Inn, Candlewood Suites, Capitol Plaza Hotel, Clubhouse Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Topeka, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn Topeka, Econo Lodge Topeka ... More hotels

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