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Hodgeman County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Hodgeman County
County Seat: Jetmore
Origin of Name: In memory of Capt. Amos Hodgman of Co. H, Seventh Kansas Cavalry, who died 16 Oct 1863 near Oxford, Miss., of wounds received in action at Wyatt, Miss., on 10 Oct 1863. The statute creating the county added an extra 'e' in his surname.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Benton Township  36 
Center Township  1,085 
Hallet Township  58 
Marena Township  389 
North Roscoe Township  48 
Sawlog Township  91 
South Roscoe Township  62 
Sterling Township  101 
Valley Township  46 
Total population: 1,916 

Township map of Hodgeman County, 2000
Population:
1880 (1,704)
1890 (2,395)
1900 (2,032)
1910 (2,930)
1920 (3,734)
1930 (4,157)
1940 (3,535)
1950 (3,310)
1960 (3,115)
1970 (2,662)
1980 (2,269)
1990 (2,177)
2000 (2,085)
2010 (1,916)
Other Resources: Post offices in Hodgeman County
Cemeteries in Hodgeman County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Hodgeman County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Hodgeman County page [Blue Skyways]
Hodgeman County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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