Population By Federal Census. (Organized in 1873.)

1880 Census

Dodge Township, including Dodge City1,854
Spearville Township718
Wheatland Township550
Total3,122
Dodge City(996)

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