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Prentis, Noble Lovely. "History of Kansas". Winfield, KS: E. P. Greer, 1899.
Stanton County was organized in 1887 and is named
for Edwin Stanton, who served as Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War. Johnson
City is the permanent county seat. This county is located in the far southwest
corner of Kansas and shares a border with Colorado, as well as the neighboring
counties of Hamilton, Grant, and Morton.
"Stanton County, Kansas." Kansapedia.
Kansas Historical Society, 2012. Web. 24 Apr. 2012.
Paragraph written by intern Holly Younger in 2012.
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