The county of Atchison is located in Kansas and was founded in August 25, 1855. There are 16,380 residents in Atchison who have access to courthouses in Atchison, Effingham. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Kansas is part of the 10th federal circuit court as well.
There are 11,021 residents in Atchisonwhich is 8.3 square miles and 814ft above sea level. It was settled in 1854 and is governed by a Council-Manager local government.
There are 546 residents in Effinghamwhich is 0.5 square miles and 1,135ft above sea level.