Place:Ford, Kansas, United States

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NameFord
Alt namesFOsource: Wikipedia
Fordsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.7°N 99.9°W
Located inKansas, United States     (1873 - )
See alsoClark, Kansas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Ford County (county code FO) is a county located in southwest Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 33,848. The Dodge City Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Ford County. Its county seat and most populous city is Dodge City. The county is named in honor of Colonel James Hobart Ford. For a brief time during the American Civil War he served as a brevet Major General. Ford was in charge of the construction of Fort Dodge, Kansas, after the Civil War.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1873 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1892 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
1870 427
1880 3,122
1890 5,308
1900 5,497
1910 11,393
1920 14,273
1930 20,647
1940 17,254
1950 19,670
1960 20,938
1970 22,587
1980 24,315
1990 27,463

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External links

www.fordcounty.net/


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