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Doniphan County, Kansas

Date Established: August 25, 1855
Date Organized: September 18, 1855
Location: Kansas map showing location of Doniphan County
County Seat: Troy
Origin of Name: Named for Col. Alexander W. Doniphan (1808-1887), of Missouri, who commanded a regiment of cavalry during the Mexican War.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Burr Oak Township  159 
Center Township  1,703 
Independence Township  289 
Iowa Township  1,641 
Marion Township  211 
Union Township  297 
Washington Township  3,079 
Wayne Township  196 
Wolf River Township  370 
Total population: 7,945 

Township map of Doniphan County, 2000
Population:
1860 (8,083)
1870 (13,969)
1880 (14,257)
1890 (13,535)
1900 (15,079)
1910 (14,422)
1920 (13,438)
1930 (14,063)
1940 (12,936)
1950 (10,499)
1960 (9,574)
1970 (9,107)
1980 (9,268)
1990 (8,134)
2000 (8,249)
2010 (7,945)
Other Resources: Post offices in Doniphan County
Cemeteries in Doniphan County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Doniphan County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Doniphan County page [Blue Skyways]
Doniphan County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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