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Name County Population (2010 census) Notes
Big Creek Township  Ellis  1,883  Absorbed part of Pleasant Hill Township in the 1970s. 
Buckeye Township  Ellis  414  Absorbed Riverview Township in the 1970s. 
Catherine Township  Ellis  312  Absorbed part of Saline Township in the 1970s. 
East Hamilton Township  Ellis    Consolidated into Ellis Township in the 1970s. 
Ellis (city)  Ellis  2,062   
Ellis Township  Ellis  418  Absorbed East Hamilton, West Hamilton, and part of Pleasant Hill townships in the 1970s. 
Freedom Township  Ellis  118   
Hamilton Township  Ellis    Part detached to form Riverview Township in the 1910s. Remainder split to form East Hamilton and West Hamilton Townships (in the 1920s/30s). 
Hays (city)  Ellis  20,510   
Herzog Township  Ellis  894  Absorbed parts of Saline and Walker Townships in the 1970s. The 1900 federal census referred to this township as Hartsook. 
Lookout Township  Ellis  579  Absorbed Smoky Hill Township in the 1970s. 
Pleasant Hill Township  Ellis    Disorganized in the 1970s: part of the area was tranferred to Big Creek Township, and the remainder to Ellis Township. 
Riverview Township  Ellis    Organized from portions of Hamilton and Saline Townships in the 1910s. Merged into Buckeye Township in the 1970s. 
Saline Township  Ellis    A portion was detached in the 1910s to form Riverview Township. Saline Township was disorganized in the 1970s; part was attached to Catherine Township, and the remainder to Herzog Township. 
Smoky Hill Township  Ellis    Consolidated into Lookout Township in the 1970s. 
Victoria Township  Ellis  876  Absorbed part of Walker Township in the 1970s. 
Walker Township  Ellis    Disorganized in the 1970s; area split between Herzog and Victoria townships. 
West Hamilton Township  Ellis    Consolidated into Ellis Township in the 1970s. 
Wheatland Township  Ellis  386   

Smaller cities and towns in Kansas are included within the surrounding township. However, cities of the first and second class (generally, those with more than 2,000 inhabitants) are administratively separate and independent of any township.

Township Map of Ellis County, ca. 2000:
Township Map of Ellis County, 2000

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