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Hodgeman County was organized by an act of the Legislature of 1868, but was not organized until 1879. Its area is 864 square miles; it is twenty-four miles from north to south; thirty-six miles from east to west. It embraces Townships 21, 22, 23 and 24, of Ranges 21, 22, 23, 23, 25 and 26. It is bounded on the north by Ness; on the east by Pawnee and Edwards; on the south by Ford; on the west by Gray and Lane.1

Organized in 1879. County seat Jetmore. Named in honor of Amos Hodgman, Captain of Company H, Seventh Kansas Cavalry.2

1. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.
2. History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)

History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Hodgeman County Medical Directory 1920 2K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Submitter Date
Hodgeman-1883 Pension List 1 kb Dec 1997 Rosana Whitenight
Description File Size Date Submitter
Howard, Clara Ruth (George) August 26, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz

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