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Gove county was organized on September 2, 1886, by J. H. Baker; D. D. Drake; Thomas H. Moore; Gruce Sanders; Vern Smith; F. W. Norton; Willis Walker; Richman Hart; S. S. Howe; and Frank Wright. Named for Union soldier Grenville L. Gove, Company F, 11th Kansas Cavalry the county contains the cities of Quinter, Gove City, Grainfield, Grinnell and Park. SourceKansapedia


County Seat: Gove, Kansas

Date organized: September 2, 1886

County History:

History of Gove County

Historic Landmarks, State, National:


County Historical Society:

Gove County Historical Museum   (785) 938-2372 / Gove, KS 

Websites about the county:

City of Gove, Kansas

Gove County