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Smith County, named in honor of Major Nathan Smith, of the Second Colorado Cavalry, who was killed at the battle of the Blue, is on the northern tier of counties, bordering on Nebraska on the north, and is the sixth east of the Colorado and Kansas dividing lines.


County Seat: Smith Center, Kansas

Date organized:1872

County History:

  1. Blackmar's Kansas Cyclopedia, Smith County
  2. Smith County on Wikipedia 
  3. History of Smith County to 1960 by Pletcher, Vera Edith Crosby 
  4. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, Smith County 

Historic Landmarks, State, National:

  1. National and State Register of Historic Places 
  2. Higley Cabin, Home on the Range 

County Historical Society:

  1. Smith County Historical Society 519 N Monroe Smith Center, Kansas 66967 | Facebook

Websites about the county:

Smith County Government 

City of Smith Center Kansas | Facebook