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Hodgeman County was organized by an act of the Legislature of 1868, but was not organized until 1879. Its area is 864 square miles; it is twenty-four miles from north to south; thirty-six miles from east to west. It embraces Townships 21, 22, 23 and 24, of Ranges 21, 22, 23, 23, 25 and 26. It is bounded on the north by Ness; on the east by Pawnee and Edwards; on the south by Ford; on the west by Gray and Lane.


County Seat: Jetmore, Kansas

Date organized:1879

County History:

  1. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, Hodgeman County 
  2. History of Jetmore, Kansa

Historic Landmarks, State, National:

  1. T. S. Haun House
  2. Hackberry Creek Bridge
  3. Hodgeman County Courthouse

County Historical Society:

The Haun Museum 

Websites about the county:

  1. Hodgeman County Government
  2. City of Jetmore, Kansas
  3. City of Hanston, Kansas 
  4. Hodgeman County on Blue Skyways