Brown County, Kansas
Brown County Courthouse in Hiawatha
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||August 25, 1855|
|Named for||Albert Gallatin Brown|
|• Total||572 sq mi (1,480 km2)|
|• Land||571 sq mi (1,480 km2)|
|• Water||1.2 sq mi (3 km2) 0.2%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||17/sq mi (7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Brown County (county code BR) is a county in the northeast part of the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 9,984 people lived there. Its county seat is Hiawatha. Hiawatha is the second-biggest city in Brown County. Brown County is where the Kickapoo Indian Reservation of Kansas is. It also has most of the Sac and Fox Reservation and most of the Iowa Reservation of Kansas and Nebraska.
History[change | change source]
Geography[change | change source]
The U.S. Census Bureau says the county has a total area of 572 square miles (1,480 km2). Of that, 571 square miles (1,480 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) (0.2%) is water. The Wolf River has starts in the county. Brown State Fishing Lake is in the county, 8 miles (13 km) east of Hiawatha.
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People[change | change source]
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Government[change | change source]
Presidential elections[change | change source]
Brown County very Republican. Brown was Alf Landon’s strongest county in his home state during his 1936 presidential campaign. Noo Democratic presidential candidate has ever won a most of the votes Brown County.
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References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 237.
- History of the State of Kansas: Containing a Full Account of Its Growth from an Uninhabited Territory to a Wealthy and Important State. A. T. Andreas. 1883. p. 710.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- DeLorme (2003). Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. p. 26. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
- National Atlas Archived December 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
- "U.S. Census Bureau TIGER shape files". Archived from the original on 2017-05-23. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
- "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
More reading[change | change source]
- Standard Atlas of Brown County, Kansas; Geo. A. Ogle & Co; 70 pages; 1919.
- Plat Book of Brown County, Kansas; Northwest Publishing Company; 44 pages; 1904.
- Meacham's Illustrated Atlas of Brown and Nemaha Counties, Kansas; J.H. Meacham & Company; 127 pages; 1887.
Other websites[change | change source]
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