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Linn County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Linn County
County Seat: Mound City
Origin of Name: For Lewis F. Linn (1796-1843), a doctor and U.S. senator from Missouri.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Blue Mound Township  483 
Centerville Township  404 
Liberty Township  968 
Lincoln Township  2,528 
Mound City Township  1,281 
Paris Township  567 
Potosi Township  1,840 
Scott Township  733 
Sheridan Township  527 
Stanton Township  178 
Valley Township  147 
Total population: 9,656 

Township map of Linn County, 2000
Population:
1860 (6,336)
1870 (12,174)
1880 (15,298)
1890 (17,215)
1900 (16,689)
1910 (14,735)
1920 (13,815)
1930 (13,534)
1940 (11,969)
1950 (10,053)
1960 (8,274)
1970 (7,770)
1980 (8,234)
1990 (8,254)
2000 (9,570)
2010 (9,656)
Other Resources: Post offices in Linn County
Cemeteries in Linn County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Linn County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Linn County page [Blue Skyways]
Linn County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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