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Ellsworth County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Ellsworth County
County Seat: Ellsworth
Origin of Name: Named for Fort Ellsworth, a military post in the county near Kanopolis, itself named in honor of 2nd Lt. Allen Ellsworth of the Seventh Iowa Cavalry, who supervised construction of the fort in 1864.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Ash Creek Township  55 
Black Wolf Township  79 
Carneiro Township  61 
Clear Creek Township  82 
Columbia Township  49 
Ellsworth (city)  3,120 
Ellsworth Township  729 
Empire Township  196 
Garfield Township  40 
Green Garden Township  213 
Langley Township  74 
Lincoln Township  44 
Mulberry Township  27 
Noble Township  87 
Palacky Township  60 
Sherman Township  60 
Thomas Township  53 
Trivoli Township  54 
Valley Township  538 
Wilson Township  876 
Total population: 6,497 

Township map of Ellsworth County, 2000
Population:
1870 (1,185)
1880 (8,494)
1890 (9,272)
1900 (9,626)
1910 (10,444)
1920 (10,379)
1930 (10,132)
1940 (9,855)
1950 (8,465)
1960 (7,677)
1970 (6,146)
1980 (6,640)
1990 (6,586)
2000 (6,525)
2010 (6,497)
Other Resources: Post offices in Ellsworth County
Cemeteries in Ellsworth County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Ellsworth County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Ellsworth County page [Blue Skyways]
Ellsworth County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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