Cities in Jefferson County, Kansas by Population (2024)

There are 16 cities in Jefferson County, Kansas.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Topeka1Kansas125,154126,437-0.26%2,03061.66
Lawrence2Kansas96,63294,9310.44%2,82134.25
Atchison3Kansas10,60210,872-0.64%1,3238.02
Tonganoxie4Kansas6,2725,5922.79%1,5464.06
Holton5Kansas3,3763,400-0.18%1,2622.68
Oskaloosa6Kansas1,0741,097-0.56%1,0800.99
Valley Falls7Kansas1,0691,091-0.56%1,5180.70
Perry8Kansas850853-0.12%1,1350.75
McLouth9Kansas828855-0.84%1,4380.58
Meriden10Kansas718744-0.97%9340.77
Ozawkie11Kansas624635-0.48%2,1010.30
Nortonville12Kansas588600-0.51%1,3610.43
Winchester13Kansas444455-0.67%1,3500.33
Grantville14Kansas2342063.08%3820.61
Williamstown15Kansas1661291.84%1,4190.12
Denison16Kansas143145-0.69%1,2770.11

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Jefferson County, Kansas?

Topeka is the largest city in Jefferson County.

What is the smallest city in Jefferson County, Kansas?

Denison is the smallest city in Jefferson County.

How many cities are in Jefferson County?

There are 16 cities in Jefferson County, Kansas.

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