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Thomas County, KS
The county was named for Maj. Gen. George Henry Thomas.

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Thomas County is one of 105 counties in Kansas. The estimated population in 2004 was 7,801. This was a decrease of  -4.63% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$37,034
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thomas County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Thomas County was $25,139. This was an increase of 19.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 81% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Colby
Census 2000 highlights: County with the fifth shortest commute time in the nation, at 11.7 minutes

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Thomas County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thomas County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Thomas County include Beulah Cemetery, Cumberland Cemetery, Lacey Township Cemetery, Menlo Cemetery, Mingo Cemetery, Oakley Cemetery, Rexford Cemetery, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Saint Francis Cemetery, Saint Martins Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Thomas County include Barrett, Brewster, Colby, East Hale, Gem, Kingery, Lacey, Menlo, Menlo, Morgan ... View communities

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Colleges in Thomas County include Colby Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Thomas County include Brewster, Colby Public Schools, Golden Plains ... View school districts

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Libraries in Thomas County include Pioneer Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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Hotels in Thomas County include Comfort Inn Colby, Crown Inn, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6 Colby, Quality Inn, Super 8

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