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Greenwood County, Kansas

Date Established: August 25, 1855
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Greenwood County
County Seat: Eureka
Origin of Name: In honor of Alfred B. Greenwood (1811-1889), U.S. congressman from Arkansas and later commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Bachelor Township  193 
Eureka (city)  2,633 
Eureka Township  395 
Fall River Township  206 
Janesville Township  469 
Lane Township  113 
Madison Township  983 
Otter Creek Township  209 
Pleasant Grove Township  48 
Quincy Township  145 
Salem Township  33 
Salt Springs Township  410 
Shell Rock Township  160 
South Salem Township  95 
Spring Creek Township  109 
Twin Grove Township  488 
Total population: 6,689 

Township map of Greenwood County, 2000
Population:
1860 (759)
1870 (3,484)
1880 (10,548)
1890 (16,309)
1900 (16,196)
1910 (16,060)
1920 (14,715)
1930 (19,235)
1940 (16,495)
1950 (13,574)
1960 (11,253)
1970 (9,141)
1980 (8,764)
1990 (7,847)
2000 (7,673)
2010 (6,689)
Other Resources: Post offices in Greenwood County
Cemeteries in Greenwood County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Greenwood County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Greenwood County page [Blue Skyways]
Greenwood County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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