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Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Date Established: February 20, 1857
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Pottawatomie County
County Seat: Westmoreland
Origin of Name: Named for the Indian tribe.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Belvue Township  368 
Blue Township  3,046 
Blue Valley Township  343 
Center Township  105 
Clear Creek Township  140 
Emmett Township  427 
Grant Township  268 
Green Township  184 
Lincoln Township  119 
Lone Tree Township  216 
Louisville Township  803 
Manhattan (city)  146 
Mill Creek Township  1,011 
Pottawatomie Township  601 
Rock Creek Township  740 
Shannon Township  270 
Sherman Township  118 
Spring Creek Township  38 
St. Clere Township  72 
St. George Township  3,415 
St. Marys Township  3,630 
Union Township  224 
Vienna Township  86 
Wamego Township  5,234 
Total population: 21,604 

Township map of Pottawatomie County, 2000
Population:
1860 (1,529)
1870 (7,848)
1880 (16,350)
1890 (17,722)
1900 (18,470)
1910 (17,522)
1920 (16,154)
1930 (15,862)
1940 (14,015)
1950 (12,344)
1960 (11,957)
1970 (11,755)
1980 (14,782)
1990 (16,128)
2000 (18,209)
2010 (21,604)
Other Resources: Post offices in Pottawatomie County
Cemeteries in Pottawatomie County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Pottawatomie County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Pottawatomie County page [Blue Skyways]
Pottawatomie County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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