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Scott County, Kansas

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Scott County
County Seat: Scott City
Origin of Name: Named for Gen. Winfield Scott (1786-1866), hero of the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War, commander of U.S. forces in the Mexican War, and the first general-in-chief of the Union armies in the Civil War.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Beaver Township  287 
Isbel Township  97 
Keystone Township  98 
Lake Township  75 
Michigan Township  89 
Scott City (city)  3,816 
Scott Township  230 
Valley Township  244 
Total population: 4,936 

Township map of Scott County, 2000
Population:
1880 (43)
1890 (1,262)
1900 (1,098)
1910 (3,047)
1920 (3,121)
1930 (3,976)
1940 (3,773)
1950 (4,921)
1960 (5,228)
1970 (5,606)
1980 (5,782)
1990 (5,289)
2000 (5,120)
2010 (4,936)
Other Resources: Post offices in Scott County
Cemeteries in Scott County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Scott County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Scott County page [Blue Skyways]
Scott County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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