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Harvey County is situated on the eastern line of the central belt of counties in the State, about seventy five miles north of the Indian territory, and about one hundred and ten miles south of the Nebraska State line, being only about thirty miles in a southeasterly direction from the geographical center of the State. It is bounded on the north by McPherson and Marion; east, Marion and Butler; south, Sedgwick, and on the west by Reno County. 


County Seat: Newton, Kansas

Date organizedFebruary 29, 1872

County History:

  1. The Kauffman Museum 
  2. Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum 
  3. Harvey County History 
  4. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, Harvey County 
  5. Harvey County on Wikipedia

Historic Landmarks, State, National:

  1. Bethel College 
  2. Warkentin House 
  3. National Register of Historical Landmarks in Harvey, Kansas 
  4. The Chisholm Trail
  5. The Chisholm Trail in Kansas on Kansapedia 

County Historical Society:

  1. Carriage Factory Art Gallery 
  2. Harvey County Museum and Archives  | Facebook 

Websites about the county:

  1. Harvey County Government 
  2. City of Newton  Kansas 
  3. City of Halstead, Kansas 
  4. City of Hesston, Kansas 
  5. City of Sedgwick, Kansas 
  6. City of North Newton, Kansa
  7. Harvey County, Kansas on Wikipedia 
  8. Harvey County on Kansapedia