Kansas Rawlins County Public Libraries

By | December 30, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Rawlins County, Kansas. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Kansas Rawlins County.

Street Address: 102 S. 6th ST., Atwood, KS 67730
Phone Number: (785) 626-3805 Rawlins 21,387 13,416

Street Address: 102 S. 6th, Atwood, KS 67730
Phone Number: (913) 626-3805 Rawlins N/A N/A

Overview of Rawlins County, Kansas

Rawlins County (standard abbreviation: RA) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 2,966. Its county seat is Atwood.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,771 km² (1,070 mi²). 2,770 km² (1,070 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Hitchcock County, Nebraska (north)
  • Red Willow County, Nebraska (northeast)
  • Decatur County, Kansas (east)
  • Thomas County, Kansas (south)
  • Sherman County, Kansas (southwest)
  • Cheyenne County, Kansas (west)
  • Dundy County, Nebraska (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 2,966 people, 1,269 households, and 846 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (3/mi²). There are 1,565 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.52% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,269 households out of which 27.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 4.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.30% are non-families. 31.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 3.80% from 18 to 24, 21.50% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 25.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,105, and the median income for a family is $40,074. Males have a median income of $26,719 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,161. 12.50% of the population and 7.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.00% of those under the age of 18 and 8.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Rawlins County, Kansas has the following cities and towns:

  • Atwood
  • Herndon
  • McDonald

Map of Rawlins County Kansas