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Morris County, Kansas

Date Established: February 11, 1859
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Morris County
County Seat: Council Grove
Origin of Name: For Thomas Morris (1776-1844), U.S. senator from Ohio.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Burdick Township  (Defunct)  
Clarks Creek Township  (Defunct)  
Council Grove (city)  2,182 
Council Grove Township  (Defunct)  
Diamond Valley Township  (Defunct)  
Elm Creek Township  (Defunct)  
Four Mile Township  (Defunct)  
Garfield Township  (Defunct)  
Grandview Township  (Defunct)  
Herington (city) 
Highland Township  98 
Neosho Township  (Defunct)  
Ohio Township  (Defunct)  
Overland Township  71 
Parker Township  (Defunct)  
Rolling Prairie Township  (Defunct)  
Township 1  509 
Township 2  720 
Township 3  446 
Township 4  236 
Township 5  784 
Township 6  102 
Township 7  262 
Township 8  206 
Township 9  307 
Valley Township  (Defunct)  
Warren Township  (Defunct)  
Total population: 5,923 

Township map of Morris County, 2000
Population:
1860 (770)
1870 (2,225)
1880 (9,265)
1890 (11,381)
1900 (11,967)
1910 (12,397)
1920 (12,005)
1930 (11,859)
1940 (10,363)
1950 (8,485)
1960 (7,392)
1970 (6,432)
1980 (6,419)
1990 (6,198)
2000 (6,104)
2010 (5,923)
Other Maps: Townships, 1940
Other Resources: Post offices in Morris County
Cemeteries in Morris County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Morris County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Morris County page [Blue Skyways]
Morris County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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