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Meade County, Kansas

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Meade County
County Seat: Meade
Origin of Name: For Gen. George G. Meade (1815-1872), Union army general and the victor at Gettysburg.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Cimarron Township  75 
Crooked Creek Township  73 
Eden Township  (Defunct)  
Fowler Township  746 
Logan Township  87 
Meade Center Township  2,001 
Mertilla Township  198 
Odee Township  37 
Sand Creek Township  38 
West Plains Township  1,320 
Total population: 4,575 

Township map of Meade County, 2000
Population:
1880 (296)
1890 (2,542)
1900 (1,581)
1910 (5,055)
1920 (5,542)
1930 (6,858)
1940 (5,522)
1950 (5,710)
1960 (5,505)
1970 (4,912)
1980 (4,788)
1990 (4,247)
2000 (4,631)
2010 (4,575)
Other Resources: Post offices in Meade County
Cemeteries in Meade County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Meade County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Meade County page [Blue Skyways]
Meade County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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