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Mitchell County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Mitchell County
County Seat: Beloit
Origin of Name: For William D. Mitchell, who entered the Union army as a private in Company K, Second Kansas Cavalry. Promoted to captain in a Kentucky regiment, he was killed in action at Monroe's Cross Roads, North Carolina, in 1865.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Asherville Township  97 
Beloit (city)  3,835 
Beloit Township  205 
Bloomfield Township  76 
Blue Hill Township  27 
Carr Creek Township  17 
Cawker Township  522 
Center Township  39 
Custer Township  110 
Eureka Township  22 
Glen Elder Township  514 
Hayes Township  16 
Logan Township  125 
Lulu Township  87 
Pittsburg Township  298 
Plum Creek Township  105 
Round Springs Township  24 
Salt Creek Township  33 
Solomon Rapids Township  65 
Turkey Creek Township  122 
Walnut Creek Township  34 
Total population: 6,373 

Township map of Mitchell County, 2000
Population:
1870 (485)
1880 (14,911)
1890 (15,037)
1900 (14,647)
1910 (14,089)
1920 (13,886)
1930 (12,774)
1940 (11,339)
1950 (10,320)
1960 (8,866)
1970 (8,010)
1980 (8,117)
1990 (7,203)
2000 (6,932)
2010 (6,373)
Other Resources: Post offices in Mitchell County
Cemeteries in Mitchell County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Mitchell County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Mitchell County page [Blue Skyways]
Mitchell County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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