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Sheridan County, Kansas

Date Established: March 20, 1873
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Sheridan County
County Seat: Hoxie
Origin of Name: For Gen. Philip H. Sheridan (1831-1888), active in the post-Civil War Indian campaigns on the plains.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Adell Township  12 
Bloomfield Township  34 
Bowcreek Township  40 
East Saline Township  45 
Kenneth Township  1,350 
Logan Township  97 
Parnell Township  102 
Prairie Dog Township  76 
Saline Township  (Defunct)  
Sheridan Township  297 
Solomon Township  179 
Springbrook Township  110 
Union Township  42 
Valley Township  109 
West Saline Township  63 
Total population: 2,556 

Township map of Sheridan County, 2000
Population:
1880 (1,567)
1890 (3,733)
1900 (3,819)
1910 (5,651)
1920 (5,484)
1930 (6,038)
1940 (5,312)
1950 (4,607)
1960 (4,267)
1970 (3,859)
1980 (3,544)
1990 (3,043)
2000 (2,813)
2010 (2,556)
Other Resources: Post offices in Sheridan County
Cemeteries in Sheridan County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Sheridan County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Sheridan County page [Blue Skyways]
Sheridan County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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