County was named for Hon. William A. Richardson,
of Illinois, who was the third Territorial
The organization of the
county in 1854, when it was created by Proclamation
of acting Governor Cuming.
the first Territorial Legislature, in
1855, the county was re-organized in present
form. When it was first created it
large amount of the space now a part of
Johnson and Pawnee Counties.
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