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Comanche County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Comanche County
County Seat: Coldwater
Origin of Name: Named for the Comanche Indians, a nomadic tribe of buffalo hunters on the southern plains.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Avilla Township  84 
Coldwater Township  1,048 
Irwin Township  (Defunct)  
Logan Township  (Defunct)  
Nescatunga Township  (Defunct)  
Powell Township  82 
Protection Township  677 
Rumsey Township  (Defunct)  
Shimer Township  (Defunct)  
Valley Township  (Defunct)  
Total population: 1,891 

Township map of Comanche County, 2000
Population:
1880 (372)
1890 (2,549)
1900 (1,619)
1910 (3,281)
1920 (5,302)
1930 (5,238)
1940 (4,412)
1950 (3,888)
1960 (3,271)
1970 (2,702)
1980 (2,554)
1990 (2,313)
2000 (1,967)
2010 (1,891)
Other Resources: Post offices in Comanche County
Cemeteries in Comanche County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Comanche County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Comanche County page [Blue Skyways]
Comanche County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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