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Republic County, Kansas

Date Established: February 27, 1860
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Republic County
County Seat: Belleville
Origin of Name: Named for the Republican River, which flows through the county. The valley of that river was the seat of the Pawnee Republic, a major division of the Pawnee tribe.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Albion Township  142 
Beaver Township  94 
Belleville (city)  1,991 
Belleville Township  236 
Big Bend Township  177 
Courtland Township  395 
Elk Creek Township  136 
Fairview Township  134 
Farmington Township  61 
Freedom Township  167 
Grant Township  71 
Jefferson Township  106 
Liberty Township  45 
Lincoln Township  98 
Norway Township  143 
Richland Township  231 
Rose Creek Township  108 
Scandia Township  468 
Union Township  33 
Washington Township  75 
White Rock Township  69 
Total population: 4,980 

Township map of Republic County, 2000
Population:
1870 (1,281)
1880 (14,913)
1890 (19,002)
1900 (18,248)
1910 (17,447)
1920 (15,855)
1930 (14,745)
1940 (13,124)
1950 (11,478)
1960 (9,768)
1970 (8,498)
1980 (7,569)
1990 (6,482)
2000 (5,835)
2010 (4,980)
Other Resources: Post offices in Republic County
Cemeteries in Republic County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Republic County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Republic County page [Blue Skyways]
Republic County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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