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Harvey County, Kansas

Date Established: March 07, 1872
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Harvey County
County Seat: Newton
Origin of Name: In honor of James M. Harvey (1833-1894), governor of Kansas and U.S. senator.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Alta Township  236 
Burrton Township  1,080 
Darlington Township  575 
Emma Township  4,267 
Garden Township  280 
Halstead (city)  2,085 
Halstead Township  365 
Highland Township  388 
Lake Township  158 
Lakin Township  331 
Macon Township  531 
Newton (city)  19,132 
Newton Township  2,130 
Pleasant Township  400 
Richland Township  367 
Sedgwick Township  1,833 
Walton Township  526 
Total population: 34,684 

Township map of Harvey County, 2000
Population:
1880 (11,451)
1890 (17,601)
1900 (17,591)
1910 (19,200)
1920 (20,744)
1930 (22,120)
1940 (21,712)
1950 (21,698)
1960 (25,865)
1970 (27,236)
1980 (30,531)
1990 (31,028)
2000 (32,869)
2010 (34,684)
Other Resources: Post offices in Harvey County
Cemeteries in Harvey County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Harvey County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Harvey County page [Blue Skyways]
Harvey County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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