Kansas Counties - Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods, Maps & Data

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Kansas has 105 counties.  One county, Wyandotte, has consolidated with Kansas City city and is considered nonfunctioning.  All other counties are functioning governmental units; each governed by a board of county commissioners. 

There are 1,530 county subdivisions in Kansas known as minor civil divisions (MCDs).  There are 1,403 townships, of which 1,274 (in 96 counties) are governmental active; 129 (in 27 counties) are inactive, but have the ability to activate and perform governmental functions.  In addition, there are 120 incorporated places that are independent of any township, creating 127 MCDs.  The active governmental townships are administered by an elected clerk, treasurer, and trustee.

The 27 counties with inactive townships are:

  • Chautauqua
  • Clark
  • Clay
  • Coffey
  • Grant
  • Gray
  • Greeley
  • Hamilton
  • Jackson
  • Johnson
  • Kiowa
  • Labette
  • Lincoln
  • Marion
  • Meade
  • Mitchell
  • Morris
  • Morton
  • Scott
  • Sedgewick
  • Sheridan
  • Sherman
  • Stanton
  • Stevens
  • Wichita
  • Wilson
  • Wyandotte

Kansas Counties - Populated Places in 105 Counties

Also see County: Census Data | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | ZIP Codes | Land, Farms, & Ranches


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Kansas Counties Synopsis

The Kansas Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 105 Kansas Counties.

Also see Kansas County: ZIP Codes | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | Census Data | Land, Farms, & Ranches

Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.

Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.

The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.

The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.

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