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Montgomery County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Montgomery County
County Seat: Independence
Origin of Name: In honor of Gen. Richard Montgomery (1738-1775), a Revolutionary War hero who led the army into Canada, capturing the city of Montreal; he died while attempting to capture Quebec.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Caney (city)  2,203 
Caney Township  1,366 
Cherokee Township  489 
Cherry Township  504 
Cherryvale (city)  2,367 
Coffeyville (city)  10,295 
Drum Creek Township  510 
Fawn Creek Township  2,025 
Independence (city)  9,483 
Independence Township  2,430 
Liberty Township  496 
Louisburg Township  616 
Parker Township  1,190 
Rutland Township  282 
Sycamore Township  908 
West Cherry Township  307 
Total population: 35,471 

Township map of Montgomery County, 2000
Population:
1870 (7,564)
1880 (18,213)
1890 (23,104)
1900 (29,039)
1910 (49,474)
1920 (49,645)
1930 (51,411)
1940 (49,729)
1950 (46,487)
1960 (45,007)
1970 (39,949)
1980 (42,281)
1990 (38,816)
2000 (36,252)
2010 (35,471)
Other Resources: Post offices in Montgomery County
Cemeteries in Montgomery County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Montgomery County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Montgomery County page [Blue Skyways]
Montgomery County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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