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Wallace County, Kansas

Date Established: March 11, 1868
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Wallace County
County Seat: Sharon Springs
Origin of Name: In honor of Gen. William H. L. Wallace. Commander of the Second Division at the Battle of Shiloh (6 Apr 1862), he was wounded in action and died a few days later, on 10 Apr 1862.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Harrison Township  69 
Morton Township  (Defunct)  
North Township  (Defunct)  
Sharon Springs Township  935 
Stockholm Township  (Defunct)  
Vega Township  (Defunct)  
Wallace Township  151 
Weskan Township  330 
Total population: 1,485 

Township map of Wallace County, 2000
Population:
1870 (538)
1880 (686)
1890 (2,468)
1900 (1,178)
1910 (2,759)
1920 (2,424)
1930 (2,882)
1940 (2,216)
1950 (2,508)
1960 (2,069)
1970 (2,215)
1980 (2,045)
1990 (1,821)
2000 (1,749)
2010 (1,485)
Other Resources: Post offices in Wallace County
Cemeteries in Wallace County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Wallace County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Wallace County page [Blue Skyways]
Wallace County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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