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Sequoyah County, Kansas [defunct]

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Date Defunct: February 22, 1883
Location: Kansas map showing location of Sequoyah County
Boundaries: The county was composed of townships 21 through 26 south and ranges 31 through 34 west, which made it twenty-four miles east to west and thirty-six miles north and south. The creating statute gave the boundaries as: "Commencing at the intersection of the east line of range 31 west with the 4th standard parallel; thence south along range line to the intersection with the north line of township 27 south; thence west along township lie to where it intersect the east line of range 35 west; thence north along range line to where it intersects the 4th standard parallel; thence east to the place of beginning."
Origin of Name: In honor of the Cherokee Indian leader Sequoyah (1776-1843), the inventor of the Cherokee alphabet.
History: Sequoyah County was absorbed by Finney County in 1883.
Population: No Data Available.
Other Resources: Post offices in Sequoyah County
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