Marshall County, Kansas

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Marshall County
Marshall County Courthouse in Marysville
Marshall County Courthouse in Marysville
Map of Kansas highlighting Marshall County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°48′N 96°30′W / 39.8°N 96.5°W / 39.8; -96.5
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedAugust 25, 1855
Named forFrank J. Marshall
SeatMarysville
Largest cityMarysville
Area
 • Total905 sq mi (2,340 km2)
 • Land900 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Water4.9 sq mi (13 km2)  0.20%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
9,836
 • Density11/sq mi (4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts1st, 2nd
Websiteks-marshall.manatron.com

Marshall County (standard abbreviation: MS) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 10,117 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Marysville. Marysville is also the biggest city in Marshall County.[2]

History[change | change source]

On May 30, 1879, the "Irving, Kansas Tornado" went through Marshall county. This tornado measured F4 on the Fujita scale. It had a damage path 800 yards (730 m) wide and 100 miles (160 km) long. Eighteen people were killed and sixty were injured.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 905 square miles (2,340 km2). Of that, 900 square miles (2,300 km2) is land and 4.9 square miles (13 km2) (0.5%) is water.[4]

People[change | change source]

The Irving stone marker southeast of Blue Rapids.
Historical population
Census Pop.
186074
1870768937.8%
188012,4531,521.5%
189020,53964.9%
190024,35518.6%
191023,880−2.0%
192022,730−4.8%
193023,0561.4%
194020,986−9.0%
195017,926−14.6%
196015,598−13.0%
197013,139−15.8%
198012,787−2.7%
199011,705−8.5%
200010,965−6.3%
201010,117−7.7%
Est. 20169,836[5]−2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2016[1]

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Marshall County is very Republican county. The county has not been won by a Democratic candidate in a presidential election since 1932.

Presidential election results
Presidential Elections Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 70.8% 3,307 22.9% 1,072 6.3% 294
2012 66.9% 3,195 30.8% 1,469 2.3% 109
2008 62.7% 3,157 35.4% 1,784 1.9% 95
2004 63.8% 3,261 35.0% 1,789 1.1% 58
2000 59.9% 3,066 35.8% 1,831 4.3% 218
1996 51.1% 2,811 35.1% 1,932 13.8% 757
1992 34.7% 2,030 34.5% 2,022 30.8% 1,806
1988 54.2% 3,140 44.2% 2,560 1.6% 90
1984 68.5% 4,098 30.3% 1,813 1.2% 72
1980 67.7% 4,127 25.5% 1,555 6.8% 415
1976 52.2% 6,187 45.2% 5,366 2.6% 307
1972 67.7% 4,127 29.9% 1,823 2.4% 148
1968 58.9% 3,835 29.9% 1,949 11.3% 733
1964 50.3% 3,432 48.9% 3,334 0.8% 56
1960 62.5% 4,932 37.1% 2,931 0.4% 28
1956 69.3% 5,664 30.4% 2,487 0.3% 28
1952 75.4% 6,851 24.4% 2,215 0.3% 26
1948 61.5% 5,122 37.8% 3,148 0.7% 59
1944 69.6% 6,184 30.2% 2,681 0.2% 21
1940 66.7% 7,286 32.8% 3,588 0.5% 57
1936 53.0% 5,929 46.8% 5,238 0.2% 24
1932 42.3% 4,455 56.6% 5,970 1.1% 119
1928 67.1% 6,918 32.3% 3,329 0.7% 69
1924 62.4% 5,809 25.4% 2,369 12.2% 1,139
1920 71.5% 5,706 25.4% 2,026 3.2% 252
1916 50.1% 4,581 46.7% 4,275 3.2% 291
1912 27.0% 1,492 41.2% 2,278 31.8% 1,759
1908 55.9% 3,296 42.7% 2,514 1.4% 85
1904 66.1% 3,530 29.3% 1,564 4.6% 243
1900 55.6% 3,413 43.5% 2,669 0.9% 53
1896 51.8% 3,052 47.1% 2,776 1.2% 70
1892 45.3% 2,531 54.7% 3,054
1888 48.3% 2,547 34.4% 1,815 17.2% 908

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Historical

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Marshall County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved July 27, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. John Albert Sleicher (1883). Leslie's. F. Leslie.
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  7. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  8. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  9. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  10. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS
  11. School consolidations in Kansas for past decade; Topeka-Capital Journal; July 24, 2011.

More reading[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

County
Historical
Tornados
Maps

Coordinates: 39°48′N 96°33′W / 39.800°N 96.550°W / 39.800; -96.550