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Ford County was organized in 1873.  It was named for Col. James H. Ford, of the Seconds Colorado Cavalry.

Dodge City is the county seat.  Besides the cities listed, the communities of Bellefont, Bloom, Ft. Dodge, Howell, Kingsdown, Wilroads, Wilroads Gardens, Windhorst and Wright lie within the boundaries of Ford County.



Bloom .. Bucklin .. Concord .. Dodge .. Enterprise .. Fairview .. Ford .. Grandview ..
Richland .. Royal .. Sodville .. Spearville .. Wheatland .. Wilburn


Dodge City .. Spearville .. Bucklin .. Ford


Ford County, Kansas Data



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JULY,  2018  ~  Obits



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