Place:Chautauqua, Kansas, United States

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NameChautauqua
Alt namesChautauquasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
CQsource: Wikipedia
Godfreysource: Family History Library Catalog
Howardsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.15°N 96.233°W
Located inKansas, United States     (1875 - )
See alsoHoward, Kansas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Chautauqua County (county code CQ) is a county located in Southeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 3,669. Its county seat and most populous city is Sedan. Chautauqua County is named for Chautauqua County, New York.

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History

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The first white settlers in the area that became Chautauqua County arrived in July 1868.

Chautauqua County was created by an act of the Kansas legislature on June 1, 1875 by the division of Howard County into Elk County (the northern half) and Chautauqua County (the southern half). At the time of its creation, the county's population was about 7,400.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1886 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1880 11,072
1890 12,297
1900 11,804
1910 11,429
1920 11,598
1930 10,352
1940 9,233
1950 7,376
1960 5,956
1970 4,642
1980 5,016
1990 4,407

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External links

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/chautauq/


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