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Washington County, Kansas

Date Established: February 20, 1857
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Washington County
County Seat: Washington
Origin of Name: In honor of George Washington (1732-1799), first president of the United States.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Barnes Township  212 
Brantford Township  76 
Charleston Township  78 
Clifton Township  426 
Coleman Township  63 
Farmington Township  165 
Franklin Township  119 
Grant Township  22 
Greenleaf Township  403 
Haddam Township  155 
Hanover Township  887 
Highland Township  35 
Independence Township  132 
Kimeo Township  53 
Lincoln Township  55 
Linn Township  572 
Little Blue Township  76 
Logan Township  104 
Lowe Township  61 
Mill Creek Township  228 
Sheridan Township  101 
Sherman Township  234 
Strawberry Township  126 
Union Township  104 
Washington (city)  1,131 
Washington Township  181 
Total population: 5,799 

Township map of Washington County, 2000
Population:
1860 (383)
1870 (4,081)
1880 (14,910)
1890 (22,894)
1900 (21,963)
1910 (20,229)
1920 (17,984)
1930 (17,112)
1940 (15,921)
1950 (12,977)
1960 (10,739)
1970 (9,249)
1980 (8,543)
1990 (7,073)
2000 (6,483)
2010 (5,799)
Other Resources: Post offices in Washington County
Cemeteries in Washington County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Washington County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Washington County page [Blue Skyways]
Washington County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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