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Coffey County, Kansas

Date Established: August 25, 1855
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Coffey County
County Seat: Burlington
Origin of Name: In honor of Col. A. M. Coffey, a member of the Legislative Council of Kansas Territory.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Avon Township  180 
Burlington (city)  2,674 
Burlington Township  341 
California Township  (Defunct)  
Hampden Township  128 
Key West Township  242 
LeRoy Township  669 
Liberty Township  555 
Lincoln Township  1,281 
Neosho Township  131 
Ottumwa Township  716 
Pleasant Township  254 
Pottawatomie Township  205 
Rock Creek Township  955 
Spring Creek Township  114 
Star Township  156 
Total population: 8,601 

Township map of Coffey County, 2000
Population:
1860 (2,842)
1870 (6,201)
1880 (11,438)
1890 (15,856)
1900 (16,643)
1910 (15,205)
1920 (14,254)
1930 (13,653)
1940 (12,278)
1950 (10,408)
1960 (8,403)
1970 (7,397)
1980 (9,370)
1990 (8,404)
2000 (8,865)
2010 (8,601)
Other Resources: Post offices in Coffey County
Cemeteries in Coffey County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Coffey County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Coffey County page [Blue Skyways]
Coffey County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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