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Lykins County, Kansas [defunct]

Date Established: August 25, 1855
Date Organized:
Date Defunct: June 03, 1861
Location: Kansas map showing location of Lykins County
County Seat: Paola
Origin of Name: For David Lykins, a Baptist missionary to the Confederated Tribes (Weas, Piankeshaws, Peorias, and Kaskaskias), whose mission was located just east of the modern city of Paola. Lykins was a pro-slavery member of the territorial council. After the Free State forces came to political ascendancy, Lykins left the state and his namesake county was renamed Miami.
Population: No Data Available.
Other Resources: Post offices in Lykins County
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