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Osage County, Kansas

Date Established: February 11, 1859
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Osage County
County Seat: Lyndon
Origin of Name: Named for the Osage River, which drains much of the county and is itself named for the Osage Indian tribe.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Agency Township  558 
Arvonia Township  95 
Barclay Township  195 
Burlingame Township  1,680 
Dragoon Township  202 
Elk Township  1,886 
Fairfax Township  589 
Grant Township  266 
Junction Township  1,197 
Lincoln Township  139 
Melvern Township  762 
Olivet Township  232 
Osage City (city)  2,943 
Ridgeway Township  2,505 
Scranton Township  1,213 
Superior Township  305 
Valley Brook Township  1,528 
Total population: 16,295 

Township map of Osage County, 2000
Population:
1860 (1,113)
1870 (7,648)
1880 (19,642)
1890 (25,062)
1900 (23,659)
1910 (19,905)
1920 (18,621)
1930 (17,538)
1940 (15,118)
1950 (12,811)
1960 (12,886)
1970 (13,352)
1980 (15,319)
1990 (15,248)
2000 (16,712)
2010 (16,295)
Other Resources: Post offices in Osage County
Cemeteries in Osage County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Osage County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Osage County page [Blue Skyways]
Osage County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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