Place:Rooks, Kansas, United States

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NameRooks
Alt namesROsource: Wikipedia
Rookssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.35°N 99.317°W
Located inKansas, United States     (1872 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Rooks County (standard abbreviation: RO) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 5,181. The county seat is Stockton and the largest city is Plainville. The county was named for Private John C. Rooks of the 11th Kansas Infantry who died at the Battle of Prairie Grove near Fayetteville, Arkansas, during the Civil War.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1872 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Marriage 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
1888 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 8,112
1890 8,018
1900 7,960
1910 11,282
1920 9,966
1930 9,534
1940 8,497
1950 9,043
1960 9,734
1970 7,628
1980 7,006
1990 6,039

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External links

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


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