Place:Lyon, Kansas, United States

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NameLyon
Alt namesBreckenridgesource: Family History Library Catalog
Breckenridge Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS20014547
LYsource: Wikipedia
Lyonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Madisonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.45°N 96.15°W
Located inKansas, United States     (1862 - )
See alsoBreckinridge, Kansas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Madison, 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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Lyon County (standard abbreviation: LY) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. The county was named for General Nathaniel Lyon, who was killed at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in the Civil War. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 33,690. Emporia is the largest city and county seat. Lyon County is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The county should not be confused with the city of Lyons, which is located in Rice County.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1856 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1858 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1862 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 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
1870 8,014
1880 17,326
1890 23,196
1900 25,074
1910 24,927
1920 26,154
1930 29,240
1940 26,424
1950 26,576
1960 26,928
1970 32,071
1980 35,108
1990 34,732

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Lyon County, Kansas, United States

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