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Cheyenne County, Kansas

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Cheyenne County
County Seat: St. Francis
Origin of Name: Named for the Cheyenne Indian tribe, buffalo-hunters who roamed the plains of western Kansas and Nebraska south to the Arkansas River.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Alexander Township  (Defunct)  
Beaver Township  (Defunct)  
Benkelman Township  28 
Bird City Township  687 
Calhoun Township  36 
Cherry Creek Township  (Defunct)  
Cleveland Run Township  54 
Dent Township  (Defunct)  
Eureka Township  (Defunct)  
Evergreen Township  (Defunct)  
Jaqua Township  33 
Jefferson Township  (Defunct)  
Lawn Ridge Township  (Defunct)  
Nutty Combe Township  (Defunct)  
Orlando Township  49 
Porter Township  (Defunct)  
Wano Township  1,839 
Total population: 2,726 

Township map of Cheyenne County, 2000
Population:
1880 (37)
1890 (4,401)
1900 (2,640)
1910 (4,248)
1920 (5,587)
1930 (6,948)
1940 (6,221)
1950 (5,668)
1960 (4,708)
1970 (4,256)
1980 (3,678)
1990 (3,243)
2000 (3,165)
2010 (2,726)
Other Maps: Townships, 1940
Other Resources: Post offices in Cheyenne County
Cemeteries in Cheyenne County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Cheyenne County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Cheyenne County page [Blue Skyways]
Cheyenne County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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