Decatur County Kansas History

Decatur County History

Decatur County Township History
Includes 1880 Original Township Map and 
history of when each of the other townships were formed.

County Commissioner Districts
Original Districts set up on July 7, 1881
Districts as of January 1890
Districts as of 1986
Districts as of 1990

Decatur County Commissioners from 1879 to Present

 Views of Oberlin Kansas July 1910
Twelve Pictures of Oberlin in 1910

Oberlin and Decatur County Illustrated 1900
Published by Outdoor Life Pub. Co.,
J. A. Ricker, Manager
Compiled by E. M. Coldren, Editor Oberlin Herald

Views of Northwest Kansas, Decatur County December 25, 1911
Twelve Pictures of Oberlin and Decatur County in 1911

Thirty-Year Supplement to the Oberlin Herald  June 17, 1909
Containing historical accounts of events, biographical sketches and portraits of persons active in Oberlin and Decatur County in 1879

Western Resources Monthly Magazine Covering Norton and Decatur Co.
Number 130    Denver, Colorado, April, 1901  

Hand-Book of Decatur County Kansas
C. S. Burch Publishing Co., Chicago 1885.

Post Offices of Decatur County
List of all known post offices 

The voters of Decatur County and their Post-Office Addresses 
List of voters of 1891

Directory of the Oberlin Telephone Exchange and Connections May 1907
Here you will find rules, regulations, and phone numbers of residences and businesses.

Decatur County Kansas 1905
This booklet was courtesy of the Northwestern Kansas Real Estate and Abstract Company of Oberlin, Decatur County to attract people to the area.

Early History of Decatur County As 
Mrs. Sarah J. Rodehaver Harvie Remembers It

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Last updated Monday, October 17, 2005