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Morton County, Kansas

Date Established: February 20, 1886
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Morton County
County Seat: Elkhart
Origin of Name: For Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877), U.S. senator from Indiana.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Cimarron Township  60 
Jones Township  14 
Richfield Township  182 
Rolla Township  590 
Taloga Township  2,327 
Westola Township  60 
Total population: 3,233 

Township map of Morton County, 2000
Population:
1890 (724)
1900 (304)
1910 (1,333)
1920 (3,177)
1930 (4,092)
1940 (2,186)
1950 (2,610)
1960 (3,354)
1970 (3,576)
1980 (3,454)
1990 (3,480)
2000 (3,496)
2010 (3,233)
Other Resources: Post offices in Morton County
Cemeteries in Morton County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Morton County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Morton County page [Blue Skyways]
Morton County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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