Pratt County is located in the second tier of counties from the south line of the State, and is in the first tier of counties west of a central line drawn through the State from north to south. Iuka, the county seat, is 180 miles east of the west line of the state, and 220 miles west of the east line. The county is bounded on the north by Stafford Country, on the south by Barber, on the east by Kingman and Reno, and on the west by Edwards and Comanche Counties.1
Organized in 1873. County seat Iuka, but not recognized in consequence of frauds. Pratt is now the county seat. Organized constitutionally in 1879.2
- 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)