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Gove County, Kansas

Date Established: March 11, 1868
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Gove County
County Seat: Gove
Origin of Name: In honor of Capt. Grenville L. Gove of Co. G, Eleventh Kansas Cavalry, who died 7 Nov 1864.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Baker Township  1,291 
Gaeland Township  52 
Gove Township  173 
Grainfield Township  369 
Grinnell Township  399 
Jerome Township  97 
Larrabee Township  61 
Lewis Township 
Payne Township  246 
Total population: 2,695 

Township map of Gove County, 2000
Population:
1880 (1,196)
1890 (2,994)
1900 (2,441)
1910 (6,044)
1920 (4,748)
1930 (5,643)
1940 (4,793)
1950 (4,447)
1960 (4,107)
1970 (3,940)
1980 (3,726)
1990 (3,231)
2000 (3,068)
2010 (2,695)
Other Resources: Post offices in Gove County
Cemeteries in Gove County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Gove County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Gove County page [Blue Skyways]
Gove County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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