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Part Two The Kansas Constitution and Commentary, Art.IX County and Township Organization

From: The Kansas State Constitution

Francis H. Heller

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

Kansas, with a population in 1990 of slightly over two and a half million people, has 105 counties, a figure that has remained fixed since 1893.7 The populations of these counties range from a high of nearly 400,000 (Sedgwick County, with the city of Wichita) to a low of barely more than 2,000 (Greeley County, in the extreme western part of the state, with only two incorporated towns, Tribune and Horace). There is a similar discrepancy in the tax base of the counties: Sedgwick County has a property base of slightly over $1 billion, while Chautauqua County, on the...
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