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Kansas Counties

Jewell County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1887
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Jewell County
County Seat: Mankato
Origin of Name: In honor of Lt. Col. Lewis R. Jewell of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry, who died 30 Nov 1862 of wounds received in action at Cane Hill, Arkansas, on 28 Nov 1862.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Allen Township  24 
Athens Township  50 
Browns Creek Township  50 
Buffalo Township  507 
Burr Oak Township  226 
Calvin Township  48 
Center Township  975 
Erving Township  38 
Esbon Township  155 
Grant Township  177 
Harrison Township  33 
Highland Township  39 
Holmwood Township  44 
Ionia Township  81 
Jackson Township  97 
Limestone Township  49 
Montana Township  73 
Odessa Township  21 
Prairie Township  121 
Richland Township  33 
Sinclair Township  60 
Vicksburg Township  27 
Walnut Township  54 
Washington Township  55 
White Mound Township  40 
Total population: 3,077 

Township map of Jewell County, 2000
Population:
1870 (207)
1880 (17,475)
1890 (19,349)
1900 (19,420)
1910 (18,148)
1920 (16,240)
1930 (14,462)
1940 (11,970)
1950 (9,698)
1960 (7,217)
1970 (6,099)
1980 (5,241)
1990 (4,251)
2000 (3,791)
2010 (3,077)
Other Resources: Post offices in Jewell County
Cemeteries in Jewell County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Jewell County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Jewell County page [Blue Skyways]
Jewell County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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