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Douglas County, Kansas

Date Established: August 25, 1855
Date Organized: September 24, 1855
Location: Kansas map showing location of Douglas County
County Seat: Lawrence
Origin of Name: In honor of Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), United States senator from Illinois.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Clinton Township  586 
Eudora Township  7,441 
Grant Township  371 
Kanwaka Township  1,412 
Lawrence (city)  87,643 
Lecompton Township  1,707 
Marion Township  812 
Palmyra Township  7,073 
Wakarusa Township  2,318 
Willow Springs Township  1,463 
Total population: 110,826 

Township map of Douglas County, 2000
Population:
1860 (8,637)
1870 (20,592)
1880 (21,700)
1890 (23,961)
1900 (25,096)
1910 (24,724)
1920 (23,998)
1930 (25,143)
1940 (25,171)
1950 (34,086)
1960 (43,720)
1970 (57,932)
1980 (67,640)
1990 (81,798)
2000 (99,962)
2010 (110,826)
Other Resources: Post offices in Douglas County
Cemeteries in Douglas County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Douglas County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Douglas County page [Blue Skyways]
Douglas County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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