Population By Federal Census. (Organized in 1873.)
|Dodge Township, including Dodge City||1,854|
Dodge Township, Organized in 1874, from part of Hodgman County; In 1877 part detached to form Spearville.
Spearville Township, Organized in 1877, from part of Dodge; in 1879, part detached to from Wheatland.
Wheatland Township, Organized in 1879, from part of Spearville.
Source: Ford County Kansas, Cutlers History of Kansas 1883