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Graham County was one of thirty-four counties created by the legislature in 1867, which divided into counties all of the organized portion of the state east of range line 26W. It was named in honor of Captain L. Graham, Company D, Eighth Kansas Infantry, who was killed in action in Chickamauga, September 19, 1863. Source: Graham County website


County Seat: Hill City, Kansas

Date organized:1880

County History:

  1. Graham County History 
  2. Hill City, Kansas History 
  3. History of Nicodemus 
  4. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, Graham County 
  5. Nicodemus Kansas: A Black Pioneer Town 

Historic Landmarks, State, National:

  1. Historic Nicodemus, Kansas 
  2. The Gudgell Ranch 

County Historical Society:

  1. Graham County Historical Society 
  2. Hill City Oil Museum

Websites about the county:

  1. Graham County Government 
  2. City of Hill City, Kansas 
  3. Nicodemus, Kansas 
  4. Graham County, Kansas on Wikipedia