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Stafford County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Stafford County
County Seat: St. John
Origin of Name: In memory of Capt. Lewis Stafford of Co. E, First Kansas Infantry, who was accidentally killed at Young's Point, La., on 31 Jan 1863.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Albano Township  53 
Byron Township  66 
Clear Creek Township  32 
Cleveland Township  51 
Cooper Township  (Defunct)  
Douglas Township  112 
East Cooper Township  49 
Fairview Township  92 
Farmington Township  604 
Hayes Township  196 
Lincoln Township  124 
North Seward Township  183 
Ohio Township  380 
Putnam Township  24 
Richland Township  40 
Rose Valley Township  54 
Seward Township  (Defunct)  
South Seward Township  46 
St. John Township  1,036 
Stafford Township  1,159 
Union Township  26 
West Cooper Township  61 
York Township  49 
Total population: 4,437 

Township map of Stafford County, 2000
Population:
1880 (4,755)
1890 (8,520)
1900 (9,829)
1910 (12,510)
1920 (11,559)
1930 (10,460)
1940 (10,487)
1950 (8,816)
1960 (7,451)
1970 (5,943)
1980 (5,694)
1990 (5,365)
2000 (4,789)
2010 (4,437)
Other Resources: Post offices in Stafford County
Cemeteries in Stafford County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Stafford County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Stafford County page [Blue Skyways]
Stafford County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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