List of counties in Kansas

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This is a list of counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. Select from the links at right to go directly to an article, or browse the listing below for additional information.

Kansas has 105 counties, the sixth-highest total of any state. Every license plate issued by the state contains the abbreviation for the county in which its vehicle is registered. No Kansas county has two words in its name.

Wyandotte County and the city of Kansas City operate as a unified government. As of January 1, 2009 Greeley County and the city of Tribune unified to form the Unified Government of Greeley County.[1]

Alphabetical list[edit]

County
FIPS code
[2]
County seat
[3]
Established
[3]
Origin
Etymology
[4]
County Code
Population
[5]
Area
[3]
Map
Allen County001Iola1855One of the original 36 countiesWilliam Allen, U.S. Senator from Ohio and prominent supporter of westward expansionAL13,319503 sq mi
(1,303 km2)
State map highlighting Allen County
Anderson County003Garnett1855One of the original 36 countiesJoseph C. Anderson, Kansas territorial legislator and Border Ruffian during "Bleeding Kansas"AN7,917583 sq mi
(1,510 km2)
State map highlighting Anderson County
Atchison County005Atchison1855One of the original 36 countiesDavid Rice Atchison, U.S. Senator from Missouri and Border Ruffian during "Bleeding Kansas"AT16,813432 sq mi
(1,119 km2)
State map highlighting Atchison County
Barber County007Medicine Lodge1867From unorganized areaThomas W. Barber, prominent Free-Stater killed in the Wakarusa WarBA4,8611,134 sq mi
(2,937 km2)
State map highlighting Barber County
Barton County009Great Bend1867From unorganized areaClara Barton, founder of the American Red CrossBT27,557894 sq mi
(2,315 km2)
State map highlighting Barton County
Bourbon County011Fort Scott1855One of the original 36 countiesBourbon County, Kentucky, from which many original settlers hailedBB14,897637 sq mi
(1,650 km2)
State map highlighting Bourbon County
Brown County013Hiawatha1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Browne County)Albert Gallatin Brown, U.S. Senator from Mississippi and Kansas statehood advocateBR9,881571 sq mi
(1,479 km2)
State map highlighting Brown County
Butler County015El Dorado1855One of the original 36 countiesAndrew Pickens Butler, U.S. Senator from South Carolina and Kansas statehood advocateBU65,8271,428 sq mi
(3,699 km2)
State map highlighting Butler County
Chase County017Cottonwood Falls1859Formed from Butler and Wise countiesSalmon Portland Chase, U.S. Senator from Ohio and Kansas statehood advocateCS2,757776 sq mi
(2,010 km2)
State map highlighting Chase County
Chautauqua County019Sedan1875Formed from Howard CountyChautauqua County, New York, from which many early settlers hailedCQ3,571642 sq mi
(1,663 km2)
State map highlighting Chautauqua County
Cherokee County021Columbus1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly McGee County)Cherokee Native Americans, whose lands borders the county in nearby Indian TerritoryCK21,226587 sq mi
(1,520 km2)
State map highlighting Cherokee County
Cheyenne County023Saint Francis1873From unorganized areaCheyenne Native Americans, who inhabited the areaCN2,6781,020 sq mi
(2,642 km2)
State map highlighting Cheyenne County
Clark County025Ashland1885Formed from Ford CountyCharles F. Clarke, Captain in 6th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during American Civil War[6]CA2,181975 sq mi
(2,525 km2)
State map highlighting Clark County
Clay County027Clay Center1857From unorganized areaHenry Clay, influential U.S. Senator from KentuckyCY8,531644 sq mi
(1,668 km2)
State map highlighting Clay County
Cloud County029Concordia1866Formed from Washington (Formerly Shirley County)William F. Cloud, Union general in the American Civil War who chiefly fought in Kansas and MissouriCD9,397716 sq mi
(1,854 km2)
State map highlighting Cloud County
Coffey County031Burlington1855One of the original 36 countiesA.M. Coffey, territorial legislator and Free-Stater during Bleeding KansasCF8,502630 sq mi
(1,632 km2)
State map highlighting Coffey County
Comanche County033Coldwater1867From unorganized areaComanche Native Americans, who lived in the areaCM1,913788 sq mi
(2,041 km2)
State map highlighting Comanche County
Cowley County035Winfield1867Formed from Butler CountyMatthew R. Cowley, Union lieutenant and distinguished Civil War heroCL36,2881,126 sq mi
(2,916 km2)
State map highlighting Cowley County
Crawford County037Girard1867Bourbon and Cherokee CountiesSamuel J. Crawford, third Governor of KansasCR39,361593 sq mi
(1,536 km2)
State map highlighting Crawford County
Decatur County039Oberlin1873From unorganized areaStephen Decatur, naval commodore and War of 1812 heroDC2,871894 sq mi
(2,315 km2)
State map highlighting Decatur County
Dickinson County041Abilene1857From unorganized areaDaniel Stevens Dickinson, U.S. Senator from New York and Kansas statehood advocateDK19,762848 sq mi
(2,196 km2)
State map highlighting Dickinson County
Doniphan County043Troy1855One of the original 36 countiesAlexander William Doniphan, Mexican-American War hero and pro-slavery sympathizer in "Bleeding Kansas"DP7,864392 sq mi
(1,015 km2)
State map highlighting Doniphan County
Douglas County045Lawrence1855One of the original 36 countiesStephen Arnold Douglas, U.S. Senator from Illinois and advocate for the moderate popular sovereignty choice in the Kansas slavery debateDG112,864457 sq mi
(1,184 km2)
State map highlighting Douglas County
Edwards County047Kinsley1874Formed from Kiowa CountyJohn H. Edwards, state senator who pushed for creation of the countyED2,979622 sq mi
(1,611 km2)
State map highlighting Edwards County
Elk County049Howard1875Formed from Howard CountyElk River, which originates in the countyEK2,720648 sq mi
(1,678 km2)
State map highlighting Elk County
Ellis County051Hays1867From unorganized areaGeorge Ellis, Union lieutenant and distinguished Civil War heroEL29,053900 sq mi
(2,331 km2)
State map highlighting Ellis County
Ellsworth County053Ellsworth1867From unorganized areaFort Ellsworth, a Union Civil War outpost in the areaEW6,494716 sq mi
(1,854 km2)
State map highlighting Ellsworth County
Finney County055Garden City1883Formed from Arapahoe, Grant, Kearney and Sequoyah CountiesDavid W. Finney, tenth lieutenant governor of KansasFI37,2001,300 sq mi
(3,367 km2)
State map highlighting Finney County
Ford County057Dodge City1867From unorganized areaJames H. Ford, Union general in the Civil War who mainly fought in Kansas and MissouriFO34,7521,099 sq mi
(2,846 km2)
State map highlighting Ford County
Franklin County059Ottawa1855One of the original 36 countiesBenjamin Franklin, orator, writer, scholar, and founding father of the U.S.FR25,906574 sq mi
(1,487 km2)
State map highlighting Franklin County
Geary County061Junction City1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Davis County)John White Geary, Union general in the Civil War who mainly fought in Kansas and Missouri, and who later became Kansas territorial governorGE38,013384 sq mi
(995 km2)
State map highlighting Geary County
Gove County063Gove City1868From unorganized areaGrenville L. Gove, Captain in the 11th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War[7]GO2,7291,072 sq mi
(2,776 km2)
State map highlighting Gove County
Graham County065Hill City1867From unorganized areaJohn L. Graham, Union captain and Civil War heroGH2,578898 sq mi
(2,326 km2)
State map highlighting Graham County
Grant County067Ulysses1888Formed from Finney and Hamilton CountiesUlysses Simpson Grant, commander of Union forces during the Civil War and U.S. PresidentGT7,923575 sq mi
(1,489 km2)
State map highlighting Grant County
Gray County069Cimarron1887Formed from Finney and Ford CountiesAlfred Gray, Kansas Secretary of AgricultureGY6,030869 sq mi
(2,251 km2)
State map highlighting Gray County
Greeley County071Tribune1873From unorganized areaHorace Greeley, publisher of the New York Tribune and anti-slavery advocateGL1,298778 sq mi
(2,015 km2)
State map highlighting Greeley County
Greenwood County073Eureka1855One of the original 36 countiesAlfred B. Greenwood, U.S. Representative from Arkansas and Kansas statehood advocateGW6,4541,140 sq mi
(2,953 km2)
State map highlighting Greenwood County
Hamilton County075Syracuse1873From unorganized areaAlexander Hamilton, first U.S. Treasury Secretary and founding fatherHM2,639996 sq mi
(2,580 km2)
State map highlighting Hamilton County
Harper County077Anthony1867From unorganized areaMarion Harper, Union sergeant and Civil War heroHP5,911802 sq mi
(2,077 km2)
State map highlighting Harper County
Harvey County079Newton1872Formed from McPherson, Sedgwick and Reno CountiesJames M. Harvey, fifth governor of KansasHV34,852539 sq mi
(1,396 km2)
State map highlighting Harvey County
Haskell County081Sublette1887Formed from Finney and Ford CountiesDudley Chase Haskell, U.S. Representative from KansasHS4,256577 sq mi
(1,494 km2)
State map highlighting Haskell County
Hodgeman County083Jetmore1867From unorganized area (Formerly Hageman County)Amos Hodgman, Union captain and Civil War heroHG1,963860 sq mi
(2,227 km2)
State map highlighting Hodgeman County
Jackson County085Holton1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Calhoun County)Andrew Jackson, seventh U.S. PresidentJA13,449657 sq mi
(1,702 km2)
State map highlighting Jackson County
Jefferson County087Oskaloosa1855One of the original 36 countiesThomas Jefferson, third U.S. President and founding fatherJF18,945536 sq mi
(1,388 km2)
State map highlighting Jefferson County
Jewell County089Mankato1867From unorganized areaLewis R. Jewell, Union colonel and Civil War heroJW3,046909 sq mi
(2,354 km2)
State map highlighting Jewell County
Johnson County091Olathe1855One of the original 36 countiesThomas Johnson, Methodist missionary who was one of the state's first settlersJO559,913477 sq mi
(1,235 km2)
State map highlighting Johnson County
Kearny County093Lakin1887Formed from Finney and Hamilton CountiesPhilip Kearny, American general in the Mexican-American and Civil WarsKE3,968870 sq mi
(2,253 km2)
State map highlighting Kearny County
Kingman County095Kingman1872Harper and Reno CountiesSamuel A. Kingman, Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme CourtKM7,863864 sq mi
(2,238 km2)
State map highlighting Kingman County
Kiowa County097Greensburg1886Formed from Comanche and Edwards CountiesKiowa Native Americans, who inhabited the areaKW2,496722 sq mi
(1,870 km2)
State map highlighting Kiowa County
Labette County099Oswego1867Formed from Neosho CountyPierre La Bette, French fur trapper who formed a peaceful relationship with area nativesLB21,284649 sq mi
(1,681 km2)
State map highlighting Labette County
Lane County101Dighton1873From unorganized areaJames H. Lane, U.S. Senator from Kansas and Free-Stater during "Bleeding Kansas"LE1,704717 sq mi
(1,857 km2)
State map highlighting Lane County
Leavenworth County103Leavenworth1855One of the original 36 countiesHenry Leavenworth, general in the Indian Wars who established a fort in the areaLV77,739463 sq mi
(1,199 km2)
State map highlighting Leavenworth County
Lincoln County105Lincoln1867From unorganized areaAbraham Lincoln, sixteenth U.S. PresidentLC3,174719 sq mi
(1,862 km2)
State map highlighting Lincoln County
Linn County107Mound City1855One of the original 36 countiesLewis Fields Linn, U.S. Senator from Kentucky whose family was later involved in the settlement of KansasLN9,441599 sq mi
(1,551 km2)
State map highlighting Linn County
Logan County109Oakley1888Formed from Wallace County (formerly named St. John County)John Alexander Logan, prominent Union Civil War general and U.S. Senator from IllinoisLG2,7841,073 sq mi
(2,779 km2)
State map highlighting Logan County
Lyon County111Emporia1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Breckenridge County)Nathaniel Lyon, first Union general to be killed in the Civil WarLY33,748851 sq mi
(2,204 km2)
State map highlighting Lyon County
Marion County115Marion1860From unorganized areaFrancis Marion, American Revolutionary War heroMN12,347943 sq mi
(2,442 km2)
State map highlighting Marion County
Marshall County117Marysville1855One of the original 36 countiesFrank J. Marshall, state representative who became locally known for operating the first ferry over the Big Blue RiverMS10,022903 sq mi
(2,339 km2)
State map highlighting Marshall County
McPherson County113McPherson1867From unorganized areaJames Birdseye McPherson, prominent Union Civil War generalMP29,356900 sq mi
(2,331 km2)
State map highlighting McPherson County
Meade County119Meade1885Formed from Finney, Ford and Seward CountiesGeorge Gordon Meade, Union Civil War general best known for his victory at the Battle of GettysburgME4,396978 sq mi
(2,533 km2)
State map highlighting Meade County
Miami County121Paola1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Lykins)Miami Native Americans, who lived in the areaMI32,612577 sq mi
(1,494 km2)
State map highlighting Miami County
Mitchell County123Beloit1867From unorganized areaWilliam D. Mitchell, Union captain and Civil War heroMC6,355700 sq mi
(1,813 km2)
State map highlighting Mitchell County
Montgomery County125Independence1867Formed from Wilson CountyRichard Montgomery, Revolutionary War heroMG34,459645 sq mi
(1,671 km2)
State map highlighting Montgomery County
Morris County127Council Grove1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Wise County)Thomas Morris, U.S. Senator from Ohio and anti-slavery advocateMR5,854697 sq mi
(1,805 km2)
State map highlighting Morris County
Morton County129Elkhart1886Formed from Seward CountyOliver P. Morton, Governor of Indiana and prominent anti-slavery advocateMT3,169730 sq mi
(1,891 km2)
State map highlighting Morton County
Nemaha County131Seneca1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Dorn County)Nemaha River, which passes through the countyNM10,132719 sq mi
(1,862 km2)
State map highlighting Nemaha County
Neosho County133Erie1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Dorn County)Neosho River, which passes through the countyNO16,406572 sq mi
(1,481 km2)
State map highlighting Neosho County
Ness County135Ness City1867From unorganized areaNoah V. Ness, Corporal in 7th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during Civil War[8]NS3,0681,075 sq mi
(2,784 km2)
State map highlighting Ness County
Norton County137Norton1867From unorganized area (Formerly Billings (1873-9)Orloff Norton, Union captain and Civil War heroNT5,612878 sq mi
(2,274 km2)
State map highlighting Norton County
Osage County139Lyndon1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Weller County)Osage River, which flows through the countyOS16,142704 sq mi
(1,823 km2)
State map highlighting Osage County
Osborne County141Osborne1867From unorganized areaVincent B. Osborne, Union soldier and Civil War heroOB3,806893 sq mi
(2,313 km2)
State map highlighting Osborne County
Ottawa County143Minneapolis1860From unorganized areaOttawa Native Americans, who lived in the areaOT6,072721 sq mi
(1,867 km2)
State map highlighting Ottawa County
Pawnee County145Larned1867From unorganized areaPawnee Native Americans, who lived in the areaPN6,928754 sq mi
(1,953 km2)
State map highlighting Pawnee County
Phillips County147Phillipsburg1867From unorganized areaWilliam Phillips, state legislator who pushed for creation of the county, and later U.S. RepresentativePL5,519886 sq mi
(2,295 km2)
State map highlighting Phillips County
Pottawatomie County149Westmoreland1857Formed from Calhoun and RileyPottawatomie Native Americans, who lived in the areaPT22,302844 sq mi
(2,186 km2)
State map highlighting Pottawatomie County
Pratt County151Pratt1867From unorganized areaCaleb Pratt, Union lieutenant and Civil War heroPR9,728735 sq mi
(1,904 km2)
State map highlighting Pratt County
Rawlins County153Atwood1873From unorganized areaJohn Aaron Rawlins, prominent Union Civil War generalRA2,5601,070 sq mi
(2,771 km2)
State map highlighting Rawlins County
Reno County155Hutchinson1867From unorganized areaJesse L. Reno, prominent Union Civil War generalRN64,4381,254 sq mi
(3,248 km2)
State map highlighting Reno County
Republic County157Belleville1868Formed from Washington CountyRepublican River, which flows through the countyRP4,858716 sq mi
(1,854 km2)
State map highlighting Republic County
Rice County159Lyons1867From unorganized areaSamuel A. Rice, prominent Union Civil War generalRC9,985727 sq mi
(1,883 km2)
State map highlighting Rice County
Riley County161Manhattan1855One of the original 36 countiesBennett C. Riley, Mexican-American War heroRL75,508610 sq mi
(1,580 km2)
State map highlighting Riley County
Rooks County163Stockton1867From unorganized areaJohn C. Rooks, Private in 11th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during Civil War[9]RO5,223888 sq mi
(2,300 km2)
State map highlighting Rooks County
Rush County165La Crosse1867From unorganized areaAlexander Rush, Union captain and Civil War heroRH3,220718 sq mi
(1,860 km2)
State map highlighting Rush County
Russell County167Russell1867From unorganized areaAlva P. Russell, Union captain and Civil War heroRS6,946885 sq mi
(2,292 km2)
State map highlighting Russell County
Saline County169Salina1860From unorganized areaSaline River, which flows through the countySA55,988720 sq mi
(1,865 km2)
State map highlighting Saline County
Scott County171Scott City1873From unorganized areaWinfield Scott, Mexican-American War hero and unsuccessful presidential candidateSC4,937718 sq mi
(1,860 km2)
State map highlighting Scott County
Sedgwick County173Wichita1867Formed from Butler CountyJohn Sedgwick, highest ranking Union general killed in the Civil WarSG503,8891,000 sq mi
(2,590 km2)
State map highlighting Sedgwick County
Seward County175Liberal1873From unorganized areaWilliam Henry Seward, U.S. Secretary of StateSW23,547640 sq mi
(1,658 km2)
State map highlighting Seward County
Shawnee County177Topeka1855One of the original 36 countiesShawnee Native Americans, who lived in the areaSN178,991550 sq mi
(1,424 km2)
State map highlighting Shawnee County
Sheridan County179Hoxie1873From unorganized areaPhilip Henry Sheridan, prominent Union Civil War generalSD2,538896 sq mi
(2,321 km2)
State map highlighting Sheridan County
Sherman County181Goodland1873From unorganized areaWilliam Tecumseh Sherman, prominent Civil War generalSH6,1131,056 sq mi
(2,735 km2)
State map highlighting Sherman County
Smith County183Smith Center1867From unorganized areaJ. Nelson Smith, Union major and Civil War heroSM3,765896 sq mi
(2,321 km2)
State map highlighting Smith County
Stafford County185Saint John1867From unorganized areaLewis Stafford, Union captain and Civil War heroSF4,358792 sq mi
(2,051 km2)
State map highlighting Stafford County
Stanton County187Johnson City1887Formed from Hamilton CountyEdwin McMasters Stanton, U.S. Secretary of War during the Civil WarST2,175680 sq mi
(1,761 km2)
State map highlighting Stanton County
Stevens County189Hugoton1886Formed from Seward CountyThaddeus Stevens, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania who was a leader of Reconstruction politicsSV5,756728 sq mi
(1,886 km2)
State map highlighting Stevens County
Sumner County191Wellington1867Formed from Butler CountyCharles Sumner, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who was a leader of Reconstruction politicsSU23,6741,182 sq mi
(3,061 km2)
State map highlighting Sumner County
Thomas County193Colby1873From unorganized areaGeorge Henry Thomas, prominent Union Civil War generalTH7,9411,075 sq mi
(2,784 km2)
State map highlighting Thomas County
Trego County195WaKeeney1867From unorganized areaEdgar P. Trego, Union captain and Civil War heroTR2,986888 sq mi
(2,300 km2)
State map highlighting Trego County
Wabaunsee County197Alma1855One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Richardson County)Chief Wabaunsee, Potawatomi leaderWB7,039798 sq mi
(2,067 km2)
State map highlighting Wabaunsee County
Wallace County199Sharon Springs1868From unorganized areaW.H.L. Wallace, prominent Union Civil War generalWA1,517914 sq mi
(2,367 km2)
State map highlighting Wallace County
Washington County201Washington1857From unorganized areaGeorge Washington, first U.S. President and founding fatherWS5,758898 sq mi
(2,326 km2)
State map highlighting Washington County
Wichita County203Leoti1873From unorganized areaWichita Native Americans, who lived in the areaWH2,256719 sq mi
(1,862 km2)
State map highlighting Wichita County
Wilson County205Fredonia1855One of the original 36 countiesHiero T. Wilson, Union colonel and Civil War heroWL9,105574 sq mi
(1,487 km2)
State map highlighting Wilson County
Woodson County207Yates Center1855One of the original 36 countiesDaniel Woodson, five time acting governor of Kansas TerritoryWO3,278501 sq mi
(1,298 km2)
State map highlighting Woodson County
Wyandotte County209Kansas City1859Formed from Leavenworth and Johnson CountiesWyandotte Native Americans, who lived in the areaWY159,129151 sq mi
(391 km2)
State map highlighting Wyandotte County

Former counties of Kansas[edit]

Sortable table
CountyDatesNotesSource
Washington1855–1857One of 36 Original Counties.[10]
Seward1855-67One of the Original 36 Counties. Formerly part of Godfroy. Dissolved into Greenwood and Howard Counties.[11]
Hunter1855-64One of the Original 36 Counties. Dissolved into Butler County.[12]
Irving1860-4Formed from Hunter County. Dissolved into Butler County.[13]
Otoe1860-4Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved into Butler County.[14]
Shirley1860-5Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved into Washington County.[15]
Peketon1860-5Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved back into Unorganized Area.[16]
Madison1855-61One of the Original 36 Counties. Dissolved into Breckenridge and Greenwood.[17]
Howard1867-75Formed from Seward and Butler Counties. Dissolved into Chautauqua and Elk Counties.[18]
Arapahoe1873-83Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Finney County.[19]
Buffalo1873-81Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Gray County.[20]
Kansas1873-83Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Seward County.[21]
Sequoyah1873-83Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Finney County.[22]
Garfield1887-93Formed from Finney and Hodgeman Counties and merged into Finney County.[23]
Billings1873–1874Created from Norton County and returned to Norton County.[24]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unified Greely county". Unified Government of Greeley County. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "EPA County FIPS Code Listing". EPA.gov. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  3. ^ a b c National Association of Counties. "NACo - Find a county". Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  4. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (2009-12-17). "Kansas Counties". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 21 March 2010. Individual county pages are sources used. 
  5. ^ U.S. County 2012 Estimated Census; census.gov
  6. ^ Kansas Place-Names,John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 400 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7
  7. ^ Kansas Place-Names,John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 403 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7
  8. ^ Kansas Place-Names,John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 407 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7
  9. ^ Kansas Place-Names,John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 400 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7
  10. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Washington County, Kansas (old) (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  11. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Seward County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  12. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Hunter County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  13. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Irving County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  14. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Otoe County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  15. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Shirley County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  16. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Peketon County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  17. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Madison County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  18. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Howard County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  19. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Arapahoe County, Kansas (2nd) (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  20. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Buffalo County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  21. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Kansas County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  22. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Sequoyah County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  23. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Garfield County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  24. ^ Kansas State Historical Society. "Billings County, Kansas (defunct)". Kansas County Factsheets. Kansas State Historical Society. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 

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