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KEARNEY County has an area of 864 square miles; it is twenty-four miles from east to west; thirty-six miles from north to south.1
County was renamed to KEARNY in 1889.

Organized Narch 27, 1888. County seat Lakin. Named after General Kearny, who commanded United States troops in the West during the Indian troubles2

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)

Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Kearney County Medical Directory 1920 2K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Kearney County 1883 Pension List 1 kb Dec 1997 Maureen Reed

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