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Grant County, Kansas

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Grant County
County Seat: Ulysses
Origin of Name: In honor of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), the most capable of the Union generals during the Civil War, and later the 18th president of the United States.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Howard Township  (Defunct)  
Lincoln Township  7,102 
Sheridan Township  (Defunct)  
Sherman Township  465 
Sullivan Township  262 
Thomas Township  (Defunct)  
Total population: 7,829 

Township map of Grant County, 2000
Population:
1880 (9)
1890 (1,308)
1900 (422)
1910 (1,087)
1920 (1,087)
1930 (3,092)
1940 (1,946)
1950 (4,638)
1960 (5,269)
1970 (5,961)
1980 (6,977)
1990 (7,159)
2000 (7,909)
2010 (7,829)
Other Resources: Post offices in Grant County
Cemeteries in Grant County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Grant County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Grant County page [Blue Skyways]
Grant County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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