Haskell County, Kansas
Haskell County Court House in Sublette
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||March 23, 1887|
|Named for||Dudley Haskell|
|• Total||578 sq mi (1,500 km2)|
|• Land||578 sq mi (1,500 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (1 km2) 0.06%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||7.4/sq mi (2.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
History[change | change source]
The railroad and the development of oil and gas fields in the 1930s helped the economy of the area a lot. This helped overcome the "dust bowl" of that period. Haskell County was one of the hardest hit counties in the Midwest during the drought of 1930-1937.
Geography[change | change source]
Haskell County is the flattest county in Kansas.
People[change | change source]
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Government[change | change source]
Presidential elections[change | change source]
Haskell County is very Republican. However, in 2016, the Democratic candidate (Hillary Clinton) got a higher share of the county's vote than Barack Obama did in 2012. The last time Haskell County was won by a democratic candidate was 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson.
Education[change | change source]
Unified school districts[change | change source]
Communities[change | change source]
Cities[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on August 6, 2011. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. 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. 826.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 152.
- Barry, John. The site of origin of the 1918 influenza pandemic and its public health implications, Journal of Translational Medicine, 2:3. Accessed 2007-08-26.
- Haskell County, Kansas, Kansapedia
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Brackman, Barbara (1997). Kansas Trivia. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 12.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
- "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haskell County, Kansas.|
- Haskell County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
- Kansas Highway Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
- Kansas Railroad Maps: Current, 1996, 1915, KDOT and Kansas Historical Society