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Atwood is a city in Rawlins County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the son of founder J.M. Matheny
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Atwood. For links to other places called Atwood, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Atwood is 39.806N. The longitude is -101.041W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,858 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,218.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Atwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rawlins County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67730 ZIP code.
36% of Atwood residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atwood was $16,161, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Atwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Atwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $218. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $618.
Libraries in Atwood include Atwood Public Library ... View libraries
Rawlins County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atwood political report.
The average commute time for Atwood workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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