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Dickinson County, Kansas

Date Established: February 20, 1857
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Dickinson County
County Seat: Abilene
Origin of Name: Named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson (1800-1866), United States senator from New York.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Abilene (city)  6,844 
Banner Township  108 
Buckeye Township  420 
Center Township  1,218 
Cheever Township  130 
Flora Township  217 
Fragrant Hill Township  289 
Garfield Township  199 
Grant Township  977 
Hayes Township  240 
Herington (city)  2,526 
Holland Township  118 
Hope Township  497 
Jefferson Township  175 
Liberty Township  342 
Lincoln Township  1,643 
Logan Township  216 
Lyon Township  243 
Newbern Township  326 
Noble Township  1,917 
Ridge Township  136 
Rinehart Township  212 
Sherman Township  162 
Union Township  170 
Wheatland Township  162 
Willowdale Township  267 
Total population: 19,754 

Township map of Dickinson County, 2000
Population:
1860 (378)
1870 (3,043)
1880 (15,251)
1890 (22,273)
1900 (21,816)
1910 (24,361)
1920 (25,777)
1930 (25,870)
1940 (22,929)
1950 (21,190)
1960 (21,572)
1970 (19,993)
1980 (20,175)
1990 (18,958)
2000 (19,344)
2010 (19,754)
Other Resources: Post offices in Dickinson County
Cemeteries in Dickinson County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Dickinson County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Dickinson County page [Blue Skyways]
Dickinson County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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