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Osage County is situated about midway across the State, north and south, and about fifty miles from its eastern boundary. In extent it is twenty-four miles east and west, and thirty miles north and south. It is bounded on the north by Shawnee County, on the east by Douglas and Franklin, on the south by Coffey, and on the west by Lyon and Wabaunsee.


County Seat: Lyndon, Kansas

Date organizedFebruary 11, 1859

County History:

  1. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas,Osage County 
  2. Osage County history 
  3. History of Scranton, Kansas 

Historic Landmarks, State, National:

  1. National and State Register of Historic Places 
  2. Rapp Schoolhouse
  3. Pomona Lake
  4. Eisenhower State Park 
  5. Banner Hereford Farm
  6. Karnes Stone Barn
  7. Osage City Santa Fe Depot 

County Historical Society:

  1. Osage County County Historical Society 631 Topeka Ave, Lyndon, KS 66451 
  2. Schuyler Museum 

Websites about the county:

  1. Osage County Government 
  2. City of Lyndon, Kansas  | Facebook 
  3. City of Malvern, Kansas 
  4. City of Carbondale, Kansas
  5. City of Burlingame, Kansas  | Facebook 
  6. City of Osage City, Kansas  | Facebook 
  7. City of Scranton, Kansas 
  8. City of Overbrook, Kansas Facebook