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Kansas Counties

Harper County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Harper County
County Seat: Anthony
Origin of Name: In memory of Sgt. Marion Harper of Co. E, Second Kansas Cavalry, who died at Waldron, Ark., on 30 Dec 1863 of wounds received the previous day.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Anthony (city)  2,269 
Anthony Township  (Defunct)  
Banner Township  (Defunct)  
Berlin Township  (Defunct)  
Blaine Township  (Defunct)  
Chicaskia Township  (Defunct)  
Eagle Township  (Defunct)  
Empire Township  (Defunct)  
Garden Township  (Defunct)  
Grant Township  (Defunct)  
Greene Township  (Defunct)  
Harper (city)  1,473 
Harper Township  (Defunct)  
Lake Township  (Defunct)  
Lawn Township  (Defunct)  
Liberty Township  (Defunct)  
Odell Township  (Defunct)  
Pilot Knob Township  (Defunct)  
Ruella Township  (Defunct)  
Silver Creek Township  (Defunct)  
Spring Township  (Defunct)  
Stohrville Township  (Defunct)  
Township 1  963 
Township 2  115 
Township 3  300 
Township 4  220 
Township 5  412 
Township 6  282 
Total population: 6,034 

Township map of Harper County, 2000
Population:
1880 (4,133)
1890 (13,266)
1900 (10,310)
1910 (14,748)
1920 (13,656)
1930 (12,823)
1940 (12,068)
1950 (10,263)
1960 (9,541)
1970 (7,871)
1980 (7,778)
1990 (7,124)
2000 (6,536)
2010 (6,034)
Other Maps: Township map, 1940
Other Resources: Post offices in Harper County
Cemeteries in Harper County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Harper County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Harper County page [Blue Skyways]
Harper County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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