This article is about Reno County in Kansas, for the city in Nevada, see. Reindeer. Reno County, founded in 1867, is one of 105 counties of the US state of Kansas. In 2005, the county had a population of 63,558 inhabitants and a population density of 19.6 people per km². The county seat is Hutchinson, and the county gets its name in honor of Jesse Lee Reno.