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Coordinates: 39°48′N 96°33′W / 39.8, -96.55

Marshall County, Kansas
Marshall Co KS Courthouse
Marshall County Courthouse
Map of Kansas highlighting Marshall County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of USA KS
Kansas's location in the U.S.
Founded August 25, 1855
Seat Marysville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

904.36 sq mi (2,342 km²)
902.53 sq mi (2,338 km²)
1.83 sq mi (5 km²), 0.20%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

10,117
11.5/sq mi (4.5/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.marshall.kansasgov.com

Marshall County (standard abbreviation: MS) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 10,117.[1] The largest city and county seat is Marysville.

History Edit

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

Law and governmentEdit

Marshall County was a prohibition, or "dry", county until the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 and voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[2]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 904.36 square miles (2,342.3 km2), of which 902.53 square miles (2,337.5 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 1.83 square miles (4.7 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[3]

Adjacent countiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

Irving Marker

The Irving stone marker southeast of Blue Rapids.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 24,355
1910 23,880 −2.0%
1920 22,730 −4.8%
1930 23,056 1.4%
1940 20,986 −9.0%
1950 17,926 −14.6%
1960 15,598 −13.0%
1970 13,139 −15.8%
1980 12,787 −2.7%
1990 11,705 −8.5%
2000 10,965 −6.3%
2010 10,117 −7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 10,965 people, 4,458 households, and 3,026 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 4,999 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.14% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,458 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 5.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 29.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,089, and the median income for a family was $39,705. Males had a median income of $28,361 versus $19,006 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,090. About 6.40% of families and 9.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.60% of those under age 18 and 9.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

Map of Marshall Co, Ks, USA

2005 KDOT Map of Marshall County (map legend)

Incorporated citiesEdit

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Ghost townsEdit

TownshipsEdit

Marshall County is divided into twenty-five townships. The city of Marysville is considered governmentally independent and is excluded from the census figures for the townships. In the following table, the population center is the largest city (or cities) included in that township's population total, if it is of a significant size.

Sources: 2000 U.S. Gazetteer from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Balderson 03850 106 1 (3) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.09% 39°57′39″N 96°30′39″W / 39.96083, -96.51083
Bigelow 06725 66 1 (2) 97 (37) 1 (0) 0.96% 39°36′36″N 96°31′56″W / 39.61, -96.53222
Blue Rapids 07675 78 1 (2) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.23% 39°37′17″N 96°37′28″W / 39.62139, -96.62444
Blue Rapids City 07700 1,201 13 (34) 92 (36) 1 (0) 0.98% 39°41′6″N 96°39′19″W / 39.685, -96.65528
Center 11850 151 2 (4) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0% 39°47′14″N 96°30′51″W / 39.78722, -96.51417
Clear Fork 13875 54 1 (2) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.02% 39°36′58″N 96°23′55″W / 39.61611, -96.39861
Cleveland 14100 91 1 (3) 92 (36) 1 (0) 1.02% 39°36′43″N 96°17′47″W / 39.61194, -96.29639
Cottage Hill 15850 143 2 (4) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.03% 39°36′10″N 96°45′34″W / 39.60278, -96.75944
Elm Creek 20600 178 2 (5) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.02% 39°46′57″N 96°37′52″W / 39.7825, -96.63111
Franklin 24450 337 3 (9) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.06% 39°51′47″N 96°31′46″W / 39.86306, -96.52944
Guittard 29225 454 5 (13) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.03% 39°51′52″N 96°24′53″W / 39.86444, -96.41472
Herkimer 31450 234 3 (7) 92 (36) 0 (0) 0.02% 39°57′44″N 96°45′2″W / 39.96222, -96.75056
Lincoln 40850 130 1 (4) 92 (35) 0 (0) 0.36% 39°46′56″N 96°17′27″W / 39.78222, -96.29083
Logan 41975 335 4 (9) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0% 39°53′14″N 96°45′8″W / 39.88722, -96.75222
Marysville 45075 383 5 (12) 84 (32) 0 (0) 0% 39°51′36″N 96°38′42″W / 39.86, -96.645
Murray 49275 640 7 (18) 92 (36) 0 (0) 0.14% 39°52′28″N 96°16′17″W / 39.87444, -96.27139
Noble 50850 217 2 (6) 92 (35) 1 (0) 0.83% 39°42′45″N 96°17′6″W / 39.7125, -96.285
Oketo 52550 251 3 (7) 92 (35) 0 (0) 0% 39°57′11″N 96°37′32″W / 39.95306, -96.62556
Richland 59450 206 2 (6) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0% 39°57′54″N 96°23′55″W / 39.965, -96.39861
Rock 60425 123 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.09% 39°47′2″N 96°24′45″W / 39.78389, -96.4125
St. Bridget 62100 232 3 (7) 92 (35) 0 (0) 0.05% 39°57′53″N 96°19′28″W / 39.96472, -96.32444
Vermillion 73550 1,012 11 (28) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.07% 39°42′12″N 96°24′48″W / 39.70333, -96.41333
Walnut 75025 144 2 (4) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0% 39°47′28″N 96°44′45″W / 39.79111, -96.74583
Waterville 75975 797 9 (22) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.03% 39°41′44″N 96°45′8″W / 39.69556, -96.75222
Wells 76525 131 1 (3) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0% 39°41′13″N 96°30′39″W / 39.68694, -96.51083

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TriviaEdit

See alsoEdit

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Other information for Kansas


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