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Kansas County Data


Norton County was organized in 1872.  It was named for the Capt. Orloff Norton, of the 15th Kansas Cavalry, who was killed in the Civil War.

Besides the cities of Norton, Almena, Lenora and Edmond, the communities of Calvert, Clayton, Dellvale, Densmore, Devizes, New Almelo, Oronoque, Reager and Rockwell lie within the boundaries of Norton County.

Norton is the county seat.


Almena--District 4 .. Center--District 1 .. Harrison--District 6 .. Highland--District 2 .. Solomon--District 3


Norton .. Almena .. Lenora .. Edmond


Norton County, Kansas Data


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Death Records Newspaper Items
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History Schools


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