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Hamilton County, Kansas

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Hamilton County
County Seat: Syracuse
Origin of Name: In honor of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804), Revolutionary War veteran, author of The Federalist, and the first Secretary of the Treasury for the young United States. Hamilton was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Bear Creek Township  117 
Coolidge Township  149 
Kendall Township  85 
Lamont Township  85 
Liberty Township  34 
Medway Township  60 
Richland Township  30 
Syracuse Township  2,130 
Total population: 2,690 

Township map of Hamilton County, 2000
Population:
1880 (168)
1890 (2,027)
1900 (1,426)
1910 (3,360)
1920 (2,586)
1930 (3,328)
1940 (2,645)
1950 (3,696)
1960 (3,144)
1970 (2,747)
1980 (2,514)
1990 (2,388)
2000 (2,670)
2010 (2,690)
Other Resources: Post offices in Hamilton County
Cemeteries in Hamilton County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Hamilton County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Hamilton County page [Blue Skyways]
Hamilton County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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