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Trego County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized: June 21, 1879
Location: Kansas map showing location of Trego County
County Seat: WaKeeney
Origin of Name: In memory of Edgar P. Trego, captain of Co. H, 8th Kansas Infantry, who was killed in action at Chicamauga, Ga., on 19 Sept 1863.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Collyer Township  312 
Franklin Township  39 
Glencoe Township  71 
Ogallah Township  173 
Riverside Township  79 
WaKeeney Township  2,254 
Wilcox Township  73 
Total population: 3,001 

Township map of Trego County, 2000
Population:
1870 (166)
1880 (2,535)
1890 (2,535)
1900 (2,722)
1910 (5,398)
1920 (5,880)
1930 (6,470)
1940 (5,822)
1950 (5,868)
1960 (5,473)
1970 (4,436)
1980 (4,165)
1990 (3,694)
2000 (3,319)
2010 (3,001)
Other Resources: Post offices in Trego County
Cemeteries in Trego County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Trego County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Trego County page [Blue Skyways]
Trego County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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