About This Place
Yates Center is a city in and the county seat of Woodson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,417.
Over thirty buildings in downtown Yates Center, centering on Courthouse Square, are included in the Yates Center Courthouse Square Historic District.
Yates Center is located at 37°52′48″N 95°44′4″W / 37.88°N 95.73444°W / 37.88; -95.73444 (37.879948, -95.734522). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (7.9 km²), of which, 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (5.88%) is water.