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This is a listing of counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. Select from the links at right to go directly to an article, or browse the listing below for additional information.

Kansas has 105 counties, the sixth-highest total of any state. Every license plate issued by the state contains the abbreviation for the county in which its vehicle is registered. No Kansas county has two words in its name. Wyandotte County and the city of Kansas City operate as a unified government, and Greeley County and the city of Tribune are in the process of converting to a similar system.

Contents

Alphabetical list

County
FIPS Code
[1]
County seat
[2]
Established
[2]
Origin
Etymology
County Code
Population
[2]
Area
[2]
Map
Allen County 001 Iola 1855 One of the original 36 counties William Allen AL &0000000000014385.00000014,385 &0000000000000503.000000503 sq mi
(&0000000000001303.0000001,303 km 2)
State map highlighting Allen County
Anderson County 003 Garnett 1855 One of the original 36 counties Joseph C. Anderson AN &0000000000008110.0000008,110 &0000000000000583.000000583 sq mi
(&0000000000001510.0000001,510 km 2)
State map highlighting Anderson County
Atchison County 005 Atchison 1855 One of the original 36 counties David Rice Atchison AT &0000000000016774.00000016,774 &0000000000000432.000000432 sq mi
(&0000000000001119.0000001,119 km 2)
State map highlighting Atchison County
Barber County 007 Medicine Lodge 1867 From unorganized area Thomas W. Barber BA &0000000000005307.0000005,307 &0000000000001134.0000001,134 sq mi
(&0000000000002937.0000002,937 km 2)
State map highlighting Barber County
Barton County 009 Great Bend 1867 From unorganized area Clara Barton BT &0000000000028205.00000028,205 &0000000000000894.000000894 sq mi
(&0000000000002315.0000002,315 km 2)
State map highlighting Barton County
Bourbon County 011 Fort Scott 1855 One of the original 36 counties Bourbon County Ky. BB &0000000000015379.00000015,379 &0000000000000637.000000637 sq mi
(&0000000000001650.0000001,650 km 2)
State map highlighting Bourbon County
Brown County 013 Hiawatha 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Browne County) Albert Gallatin Brown BR &0000000000010724.00000010,724 &0000000000000571.000000571 sq mi
(&0000000000001479.0000001,479 km 2)
State map highlighting Brown County
Butler County 015 El Dorado 1855 One of the original 36 counties Andrew Pickens Butler BU &0000000000059482.00000059,482 &0000000000001428.0000001,428 sq mi
(&0000000000003699.0000003,699 km 2)
State map highlighting Butler County
Chase County 017 Cottonwood Falls 1859 Formed from Butler and Wise counties Salmon Portland Chase CS &0000000000003030.0000003,030 &0000000000000776.000000776 sq mi
(&0000000000002010.0000002,010 km 2)
State map highlighting Chase County
Chautauqua County 019 Sedan 1875 Formed from Howard County Chautauqua County NY CQ &0000000000004359.0000004,359 &0000000000000642.000000642 sq mi
(&0000000000001663.0000001,663 km 2)
State map highlighting Chautauqua County
Cherokee County 021 Columbus 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly McGee County) Cherokee Native Americans CK &0000000000022605.00000022,605 &0000000000000587.000000587 sq mi
(&0000000000001520.0000001,520 km 2)
State map highlighting Cherokee County
Cheyenne County 023 Saint Francis 1873 From unorganized area Cheyenne Native Americans CN &0000000000003165.0000003,165 &0000000000001020.0000001,020 sq mi
(&0000000000002642.0000002,642 km 2)
State map highlighting Cheyenne County
Clark County 025 Ashland 1885 Formed from Ford County Charles F. Clarke[3] CA &0000000000002390.0000002,390 &0000000000000975.000000975 sq mi
(&0000000000002525.0000002,525 km 2)
State map highlighting Clark County
Clay County 027 Clay Center 1857 From unorganized area Henry Clay CY &0000000000008822.0000008,822 &0000000000000644.000000644 sq mi
(&0000000000001668.0000001,668 km 2)
State map highlighting Clay County
Cloud County 029 Concordia 1866 Formed from Washington (Formerly Shirley County) William F. Cloud CD &0000000000010268.00000010,268 &0000000000000716.000000716 sq mi
(&0000000000001854.0000001,854 km 2)
State map highlighting Cloud County
Coffey County 031 Burlington 1855 One of the original 36 counties A.M. Coffey CF &0000000000008865.0000008,865 &0000000000000630.000000630 sq mi
(&0000000000001632.0000001,632 km 2)
State map highlighting Coffey County
Comanche County 033 Coldwater 1867 From unorganized area Comache Native Americans CM &0000000000001967.0000001,967 &0000000000000788.000000788 sq mi
(&0000000000002041.0000002,041 km 2)
State map highlighting Comanche County
Cowley County 035 Winfield 1867 Formed from Butler County Matthew Cowley CL &0000000000036291.00000036,291 &0000000000001126.0000001,126 sq mi
(&0000000000002916.0000002,916 km 2)
State map highlighting Cowley County
Crawford County 037 Girard 1867 Bourbon and Cherokee Counties Samuel J. Crawford CR &0000000000038242.00000038,242 &0000000000000593.000000593 sq mi
(&0000000000001536.0000001,536 km 2)
State map highlighting Crawford County
Decatur County 039 Oberlin 1873 From unorganized area Stephen Decatur DC &0000000000003472.0000003,472 &0000000000000894.000000894 sq mi
(&0000000000002315.0000002,315 km 2)
State map highlighting Decatur County
Dickinson County 041 Abilene 1857 From unorganized area Daniel Stevens Dickinson DK &0000000000019344.00000019,344 &0000000000000848.000000848 sq mi
(&0000000000002196.0000002,196 km 2)
State map highlighting Dickinson County
Doniphan County 043 Troy 1855 One of the original 36 counties A.W. Doniphan DP &0000000000008249.0000008,249 &0000000000000392.000000392 sq mi
(&0000000000001015.0000001,015 km 2)
State map highlighting Doniphan County
Douglas County 045 Lawrence 1855 One of the original 36 counties Stephen Arnold Douglas DG &0000000000099962.00000099,962 &0000000000000457.000000457 sq mi
(&0000000000001184.0000001,184 km 2)
State map highlighting Douglas County
Edwards County 047 Kinsley 1874 Formed from Kiowa County John H. Edwards ED &0000000000003449.0000003,449 &0000000000000622.000000622 sq mi
(&0000000000001611.0000001,611 km 2)
State map highlighting Edwards County
Elk County 049 Howard 1875 Formed from Howard County Elk River EK &0000000000003261.0000003,261 &0000000000000648.000000648 sq mi
(&0000000000001678.0000001,678 km 2)
State map highlighting Elk County
Ellis County 051 Hays 1867 From unorganized area George Ellis EL &0000000000027507.00000027,507 &0000000000000900.000000900 sq mi
(&0000000000002331.0000002,331 km 2)
State map highlighting Ellis County
Ellsworth County 053 Ellsworth 1867 From unorganized area Fort Ellsworth EW &0000000000006525.0000006,525 &0000000000000716.000000716 sq mi
(&0000000000001854.0000001,854 km 2)
State map highlighting Ellsworth County
Finney County 055 Garden City 1883 Formed from Arapahoe, Grant, Kearney and Sequoyah Counties David Wesley Finney FI &0000000000040523.00000040,523 &0000000000001300.0000001,300 sq mi
(&0000000000003367.0000003,367 km 2)
State map highlighting Finney County
Ford County 057 Dodge City 1867 From unorganized area James H. Ford FO &0000000000032458.00000032,458 &0000000000001099.0000001,099 sq mi
(&0000000000002846.0000002,846 km 2)
State map highlighting Ford County
Franklin County 059 Ottawa 1855 One of the original 36 counties Benjamin Franklin FR &0000000000024784.00000024,784 &0000000000000574.000000574 sq mi
(&0000000000001487.0000001,487 km 2)
State map highlighting Franklin County
Geary County 061 Junction City 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Davis County) John White Geary GE &0000000000027947.00000027,947 &0000000000000384.000000384 sq mi
(&0000000000000995.000000995 km 2)
State map highlighting Geary County
Gove County 063 Gove 1868 From unorganized area Grenville L. Gove GO &0000000000003068.0000003,068 &0000000000001072.0000001,072 sq mi
(&0000000000002776.0000002,776 km 2)
State map highlighting Gove County
Graham County 065 Hill City 1867 From unorganized area John L. Graham GH &0000000000002946.0000002,946 &0000000000000898.000000898 sq mi
(&0000000000002326.0000002,326 km 2)
State map highlighting Graham County
Grant County 067 Ulysses 1888 Formed from Finney and Hamilton Counties Ulysses Simpson Grant GT &0000000000007909.0000007,909 &0000000000000575.000000575 sq mi
(&0000000000001489.0000001,489 km 2)
State map highlighting Grant County
Gray County 069 Cimarron 1887 Formed from Finney and Ford Counties Alfred Gray GY &0000000000005904.0000005,904 &0000000000000869.000000869 sq mi
(&0000000000002251.0000002,251 km 2)
State map highlighting Gray County
Greeley County 071 Tribune 1873 From unorganized area Horace Greeley GL &0000000000001534.0000001,534 &0000000000000778.000000778 sq mi
(&0000000000002015.0000002,015 km 2)
State map highlighting Greeley County
Greenwood County 073 Eureka 1855 One of the original 36 counties Alfred B. Greenwood GW &0000000000007673.0000007,673 &0000000000001140.0000001,140 sq mi
(&0000000000002953.0000002,953 km 2)
State map highlighting Greenwood County
Hamilton County 075 Syracuse 1873 From unorganized area Alexander Hamilton HM &0000000000002670.0000002,670 &0000000000000996.000000996 sq mi
(&0000000000002580.0000002,580 km 2)
State map highlighting Hamilton County
Harper County 077 Anthony 1867 From unorganized area Marion Harper HP &0000000000006536.0000006,536 &0000000000000802.000000802 sq mi
(&0000000000002077.0000002,077 km 2)
State map highlighting Harper County
Harvey County 079 Newton 1872 Formed from McPherson, Sedgwick and Reno Counties James M. Harvey HV &0000000000032869.00000032,869 &0000000000000539.000000539 sq mi
(&0000000000001396.0000001,396 km 2)
State map highlighting Harvey County
Haskell County 081 Sublette 1887 Formed from Finney and Ford Counties Dudley Chase Haskell HS &0000000000004307.0000004,307 &0000000000000577.000000577 sq mi
(&0000000000001494.0000001,494 km 2)
State map highlighting Haskell County
Hodgeman County 083 Jetmore 1867 From unorganized area (Formerly Hageman County) Amos Hodgeman HG &0000000000002085.0000002,085 &0000000000000860.000000860 sq mi
(&0000000000002227.0000002,227 km 2)
State map highlighting Hodgeman County
Jackson County 085 Holton 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Calhoun County) Andrew Jackson JA &0000000000012657.00000012,657 &0000000000000657.000000657 sq mi
(&0000000000001702.0000001,702 km 2)
State map highlighting Jackson County
Jefferson County 087 Oskaloosa 1855 One of the original 36 counties Thomas Jefferson JF &0000000000018426.00000018,426 &0000000000000536.000000536 sq mi
(&0000000000001388.0000001,388 km 2)
State map highlighting Jefferson County
Jewell County 089 Mankato 1867 From unorganized area Lewis R. Jewell JW &0000000000003791.0000003,791 &0000000000000909.000000909 sq mi
(&0000000000002354.0000002,354 km 2)
State map highlighting Jewell County
Johnson County 091 Olathe 1855 One of the original 36 counties Thomas Johnson JO &0000000000506562.000000506,562 &0000000000000477.000000477 sq mi
(&0000000000001235.0000001,235 km 2)
State map highlighting Johnson County
Kearny County 093 Lakin 1887 Formed from Finney and Hamilton Counties Philip Kearny KE &0000000000004531.0000004,531 &0000000000000870.000000870 sq mi
(&0000000000002253.0000002,253 km 2)
State map highlighting Kearny County
Kingman County 095 Kingman 1872 Harper and Reno Counties Samuel A. Kingman KM &0000000000008673.0000008,673 &0000000000000864.000000864 sq mi
(&0000000000002238.0000002,238 km 2)
State map highlighting Kingman County
Kiowa County 097 Greensburg 1886 Formed from Comanche and Edwards Counties Kiowa Native Americans KW &0000000000003278.0000003,278 &0000000000000722.000000722 sq mi
(&0000000000001870.0000001,870 km 2)
State map highlighting Kiowa County
Labette County 099 Oswego 1867 Formed from Neosho County Pierre La Bette LB &0000000000022835.00000022,835 &0000000000000649.000000649 sq mi
(&0000000000001681.0000001,681 km 2)
State map highlighting Labette County
Lane County 101 Dighton 1873 From unorganized area James H. Lane LE &0000000000002155.0000002,155 &0000000000000717.000000717 sq mi
(&0000000000001857.0000001,857 km 2)
State map highlighting Lane County
Leavenworth County 103 Leavenworth 1855 One of the original 36 counties Henry Leavenworth LV &0000000000068691.00000068,691 &0000000000000463.000000463 sq mi
(&0000000000001199.0000001,199 km 2)
State map highlighting Leavenworth County
Lincoln County 105 Lincoln 1867 From unorganized area Abraham Lincoln LC &0000000000003578.0000003,578 &0000000000000719.000000719 sq mi
(&0000000000001862.0000001,862 km 2)
State map highlighting Lincoln County
Linn County 107 Mound City 1855 One of the original 36 counties Lewis Fields Linn LN &0000000000009570.0000009,570 &0000000000000599.000000599 sq mi
(&0000000000001551.0000001,551 km 2)
State map highlighting Linn County
Logan County 109 Oakley 1888 Formed form Wallace County (Formerly named St. John County) John Alexander Logan LG &0000000000003046.0000003,046 &0000000000001073.0000001,073 sq mi
(&0000000000002779.0000002,779 km 2)
State map highlighting Logan County
Lyon County 111 Emporia 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Breckenridge County) Nathaniel Lyon LY &0000000000035935.00000035,935 &0000000000000851.000000851 sq mi
(&0000000000002204.0000002,204 km 2)
State map highlighting Lyon County
Marion County 115 Marion 1860 From unorganized area Francis Marion MN &0000000000013361.00000013,361 &0000000000000943.000000943 sq mi
(&0000000000002442.0000002,442 km 2)
State map highlighting Marion County
Marshall County 117 Marysville 1855 One of the original 36 counties Frank J. Marshall MS &0000000000010965.00000010,965 &0000000000000903.000000903 sq mi
(&0000000000002339.0000002,339 km 2)
State map highlighting Marshall County
McPherson County 113 McPherson 1867 From unorganized area James Birdseye McPherson MP &0000000000029554.00000029,554 &0000000000000900.000000900 sq mi
(&0000000000002331.0000002,331 km 2)
State map highlighting McPherson County
Meade County 119 Meade 1885 Formed from Finney, Ford and Seward Counties George Gordon Meade ME &0000000000004631.0000004,631 &0000000000000978.000000978 sq mi
(&0000000000002533.0000002,533 km 2)
State map highlighting Meade County
Miami County 121 Paola 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Lykins) Miami Native Americans MI &0000000000028351.00000028,351 &0000000000000577.000000577 sq mi
(&0000000000001494.0000001,494 km 2)
State map highlighting Miami County
Mitchell County 123 Beloit 1867 From unorganized area William D. Mitchell MC &0000000000006932.0000006,932 &0000000000000700.000000700 sq mi
(&0000000000001813.0000001,813 km 2)
State map highlighting Mitchell County
Montgomery County 125 Independence 1867 Formed from Wilson County Richard Montgomery MG &0000000000036252.00000036,252 &0000000000000645.000000645 sq mi
(&0000000000001671.0000001,671 km 2)
State map highlighting Montgomery County
Morris County 127 Council Grove 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Wise County) Thomas Morris MR &0000000000006104.0000006,104 &0000000000000697.000000697 sq mi
(&0000000000001805.0000001,805 km 2)
State map highlighting Morris County
Morton County 129 Elkhart 1886 Formed from Seward County Oliver P. Morton MT &0000000000003496.0000003,496 &0000000000000730.000000730 sq mi
(&0000000000001891.0000001,891 km 2)
State map highlighting Morton County
Nemaha County 131 Seneca 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Dorn County) Nemaha River NM &0000000000010717.00000010,717 &0000000000000719.000000719 sq mi
(&0000000000001862.0000001,862 km 2)
State map highlighting Nemaha County
Neosho County 133 Erie 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Dorn County) Neosho River NO &0000000000016997.00000016,997 &0000000000000572.000000572 sq mi
(&0000000000001481.0000001,481 km 2)
State map highlighting Neosho County
Ness County 135 Ness City 1867 From unorganized area Noah V. Ness NS &0000000000003454.0000003,454 &0000000000001075.0000001,075 sq mi
(&0000000000002784.0000002,784 km 2)
State map highlighting Ness County
Norton County 137 Norton 1867 From unorganized area (Formerly Billings (1873-9) Orloff Norton NT &0000000000005953.0000005,953 &0000000000000878.000000878 sq mi
(&0000000000002274.0000002,274 km 2)
State map highlighting Norton County
Osage County 139 Lyndon 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Weller County) Osage River OS &0000000000016712.00000016,712 &0000000000000704.000000704 sq mi
(&0000000000001823.0000001,823 km 2)
State map highlighting Osage County
Osborne County 141 Osborne 1867 From unorganized area Vincent B. Osborne OB &0000000000004452.0000004,452 &0000000000000893.000000893 sq mi
(&0000000000002313.0000002,313 km 2)
State map highlighting Osborne County
Ottawa County 143 Minneapolis 1860 From unorganized area Ottawa Native Americans OT &0000000000006163.0000006,163 &0000000000000721.000000721 sq mi
(&0000000000001867.0000001,867 km 2)
State map highlighting Ottawa County
Pawnee County 145 Larned 1867 From unorganized area Pawnee Native Americans PN &0000000000007233.0000007,233 &0000000000000754.000000754 sq mi
(&0000000000001953.0000001,953 km 2)
State map highlighting Pawnee County
Phillips County 147 Phillipsburg 1867 From unorganized area William Phillips PL &0000000000006001.0000006,001 &0000000000000886.000000886 sq mi
(&0000000000002295.0000002,295 km 2)
State map highlighting Phillips County
Pottawatomie County 149 Westmoreland 1857 Formed from Calhoun and Riley Pottawatomie Native Americans PT &0000000000018209.00000018,209 &0000000000000844.000000844 sq mi
(&0000000000002186.0000002,186 km 2)
State map highlighting Pottawatomie County
Pratt County 151 Pratt 1867 From unorganized area Caleb Pratt PR &0000000000009647.0000009,647 &0000000000000735.000000735 sq mi
(&0000000000001904.0000001,904 km 2)
State map highlighting Pratt County
Rawlins County 153 Atwood 1873 From unorganized area John Aaron Rawlins RA &0000000000002966.0000002,966 &0000000000001070.0000001,070 sq mi
(&0000000000002771.0000002,771 km 2)
State map highlighting Rawlins County
Reno County 155 Hutchinson 1867 From unorganized area Jesse L. Reno RN &0000000000064790.00000064,790 &0000000000001254.0000001,254 sq mi
(&0000000000003248.0000003,248 km 2)
State map highlighting Reno County
Republic County 157 Belleville 1868 Formed from Washington County Republican River RP &0000000000005835.0000005,835 &0000000000000716.000000716 sq mi
(&0000000000001854.0000001,854 km 2)
State map highlighting Republic County
Rice County 159 Lyons 1867 From unorganized area Samuel A. Rice RC &0000000000010761.00000010,761 &0000000000000727.000000727 sq mi
(&0000000000001883.0000001,883 km 2)
State map highlighting Rice County
Riley County 161 Manhattan 1855 One of the original 36 counties Bennett C. Riley RL &0000000000062843.00000062,843 &0000000000000610.000000610 sq mi
(&0000000000001580.0000001,580 km 2)
State map highlighting Riley County
Rooks County 163 Stockton 1867 From unorganized area John C. Rooks RO &0000000000005685.0000005,685 &0000000000000888.000000888 sq mi
(&0000000000002300.0000002,300 km 2)
State map highlighting Rooks County
Rush County 165 La Crosse 1867 From unorganized area Alexander Rush RH &0000000000003551.0000003,551 &0000000000000718.000000718 sq mi
(&0000000000001860.0000001,860 km 2)
State map highlighting Rush County
Russell County 167 Russell 1867 From unorganized area Alva P. Russell RS &0000000000007370.0000007,370 &0000000000000885.000000885 sq mi
(&0000000000002292.0000002,292 km 2)
State map highlighting Russell County
Saline County 169 Salina 1860 From unorganized area Saline River SA &0000000000053597.00000053,597 &0000000000000720.000000720 sq mi
(&0000000000001865.0000001,865 km 2)
State map highlighting Saline County
Scott County 171 Scott City 1873 From unorganized area Winfield Scott SC &0000000000005120.0000005,120 &0000000000000718.000000718 sq mi
(&0000000000001860.0000001,860 km 2)
State map highlighting Scott County
Sedgwick County 173 Wichita 1867 Formed from Butler County John Sedgwick SG &0000000000452869.000000452,869 &0000000000001000.0000001,000 sq mi
(&0000000000002590.0000002,590 km 2)
State map highlighting Sedgwick County
Seward County 175 Liberal 1873 From unorganized area William Henry Seward SW &0000000000022510.00000022,510 &0000000000000640.000000640 sq mi
(&0000000000001658.0000001,658 km 2)
State map highlighting Seward County
Shawnee County 177 Topeka 1855 One of the original 36 counties Shawnee Native Americans SN &0000000000169871.000000169,871 &0000000000000550.000000550 sq mi
(&0000000000001424.0000001,424 km 2)
State map highlighting Shawnee County
Sheridan County 179 Hoxie 1873 From unorganized area Philip Henry Sheridan SD &0000000000002813.0000002,813 &0000000000000896.000000896 sq mi
(&0000000000002321.0000002,321 km 2)
State map highlighting Sheridan County
Sherman County 181 Goodland 1873 From unorganized area William Tecumseh Sherman SH &0000000000006760.0000006,760 &0000000000001056.0000001,056 sq mi
(&0000000000002735.0000002,735 km 2)
State map highlighting Sherman County
Smith County 183 Smith Center 1867 From unorganized area Nathan Smith SM &0000000000004536.0000004,536 &0000000000000896.000000896 sq mi
(&0000000000002321.0000002,321 km 2)
State map highlighting Smith County
Stafford County 185 Saint John 1867 From unorganized area Lewis Stafford SF &0000000000004789.0000004,789 &0000000000000792.000000792 sq mi
(&0000000000002051.0000002,051 km 2)
State map highlighting Stafford County
Stanton County 187 Johnson City 1887 Formed from Hamilton County Edwin McMasters Stanton ST &0000000000002406.0000002,406 &0000000000000680.000000680 sq mi
(&0000000000001761.0000001,761 km 2)
State map highlighting Stanton County
Stevens County 189 Hugoton 1886 Formed from Seward County Thaddeus Stevens SV &0000000000005463.0000005,463 &0000000000000728.000000728 sq mi
(&0000000000001886.0000001,886 km 2)
State map highlighting Stevens County
Sumner County 191 Wellington 1867 Formed from Butler County Charles Sumner SU &0000000000025946.00000025,946 &0000000000001182.0000001,182 sq mi
(&0000000000003061.0000003,061 km 2)
State map highlighting Sumner County
Thomas County 193 Colby 1873 From unorganized area George Henry Thomas TH &0000000000008180.0000008,180 &0000000000001075.0000001,075 sq mi
(&0000000000002784.0000002,784 km 2)
State map highlighting Thomas County
Trego County 195 WaKeeney 1867 From unorganized area Edward P. Trego TR &0000000000003319.0000003,319 &0000000000000888.000000888 sq mi
(&0000000000002300.0000002,300 km 2)
State map highlighting Trego County
Wabaunsee County 197 Alma 1855 One of the original 36 counties (Formerly Richardson County) Chief Wabaunsee WB &0000000000006885.0000006,885 &0000000000000798.000000798 sq mi
(&0000000000002067.0000002,067 km 2)
State map highlighting Wabaunsee County
Wallace County 199 Sharon Springs 1868 From unorganized area W.H.L. Wallace WA &0000000000001749.0000001,749 &0000000000000914.000000914 sq mi
(&0000000000002367.0000002,367 km 2)
State map highlighting Wallace County
Washington County 201 Washington 1857 From unorganized area George Washington WS &0000000000006483.0000006,483 &0000000000000898.000000898 sq mi
(&0000000000002326.0000002,326 km 2)
State map highlighting Washington County
Wichita County 203 Leoti 1873 From unorganized area Wichita Native Americans WH &0000000000002531.0000002,531 &0000000000000719.000000719 sq mi
(&0000000000001862.0000001,862 km 2)
State map highlighting Wichita County
Wilson County 205 Fredonia 1855 One of the original 36 counties Hiero T. Wilson WL &0000000000010332.00000010,332 &0000000000000574.000000574 sq mi
(&0000000000001487.0000001,487 km 2)
State map highlighting Wilson County
Woodson County 207 Yates Center 1855 One of the original 36 counties Daniel Woodson WO &0000000000003788.0000003,788 &0000000000000501.000000501 sq mi
(&0000000000001298.0000001,298 km 2)
State map highlighting Woodson County
Wyandotte County 209 Kansas City 1859 Formed from Leavenworth and Johnson Counties Wyandotte Native Americans WY &0000000000157882.000000157,882 &0000000000000151.000000151 sq mi
(&0000000000000391.000000391 km 2)
State map highlighting Wyandotte County

Former counties of Kansas:
Marion (1855-1857) One of 36 Original Counties.
Washington (1855-1857) One of 36 Original Counties.
Seward (1855-67) One of the Original 36 Counties (Formerly named Godfroy). Dissolved into Greenwood and Howard Counties.
Hunter (1855-64) One of the Original 36 Counties. Dissolved into Butler County.
Irving (1860-4) Formed from Hunter County. Dissolved into Butler County.
Otoe (1860-4) Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved into Butler County.
Shirley (1860-5) Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved into Washington County.
Republic (1860-5) Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved to Washington County.
Peketon (1860-5) Formed from Unorganized Area and dissolved back into Unorganized Area.
Madison (1855-61) One of the Original 36 Counties. Dissolved into Breckenridge and Greenwood.
Howard (1867-75) Formed from Seward and Butler Counties. Dissolved into Chautauqua and Elk Counties.
Araphoe (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Finney County.
Buffalo (1873-81) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Gray County.
Gray (1873-81) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Gray County.
Grant (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Finney County.
Kansas (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Seward County.
Kearney (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Finney County.
Meade (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Ford County.
Sequoyah (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Finney County.
Stanton (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Hamilton County.
Stevens (1873-83) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Seward County.
Kiowa (1867-75) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Comanche and Edwards Counties.
Clark (1867-81) Formed from Unorganized Area. Dissolved into Ford County.
Garfield (1887-93) Formed from Finney and Hodgeman Counties and merged into Finney County.
Gray (1881-3) Formed from merge of Buffalo and Foote Counties and dissolved into Ford County.

See also


References

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  2. ^ a b c d National Association of Counties. "NACo - Find a county". http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/state.cfm&state.cfm&statecode=KS. Retrieved 2008-04-30.  
  3. ^ Kansas Place-Names,John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 400 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7

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