Seward County


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Seward County, Kansas

415 N Washington Ave Suite 109
Liberal, KS 67901
Phone: (620) 626-3200
Fax: (620) 626-3211
www.seward.kansasgov.com

On the southern border of KS, southwest of Dodge City; organized as Godfrey County Mar 26, 1873 from Indian lands; name changed to Seward Jun 3, 1861; changed to Howard 1867. In 1873 the name Seward was given to a new county in the present location. Name Origin: For William Henry Seward (1801-72), U.S. secretary of state (1861-69), renowned for negotiating the purchase of Alaska (1867)

Area (sq mi):: 640.51 (land 639.52; water 0.99) Population per square mile: 36.40
Population 2005: 23,274 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 20.10% Population 2000: 22,510 (White 49.40%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 42.10%; Asian 2.90%; Other 28.00%). Foreign born: 27.40%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,059; median household $36,752; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,085-$21,769
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Liberal County seat (20,218)

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    Seward County, Nebraska

    PO Box 190
    Seward, NE 68434
    Phone: (402) 643-2883
    Fax: (402) 643-9243
    connectseward.org/cgov/

    In east-central NE, west of Lincoln; organized as Greene County Jan 26, 1856 (prior to statehood) from Lancaster County; name changed Jan 3, 1862 when Gen. Greene of Missouri joined the Confederacy. Name Origin: For William Henry Seward (1801-72), U.S. secretary of state (1861-69) who negotiated the purchase of Alaska (1867)

    Area (sq mi):: 575.73 (land 574.75; water 0.97) Population per square mile: 29.10
    Population 2005: 16,739 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 16,496 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.70
    Income 2000: per capita $18,379; median household $42,700; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,224-$28,928
    Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    KBC ranks first in reported deposit market share in Seward County, Kansas, according to June 30, 2017 data provided by the FDIC.
    The Seward County Commissioners approved the one- and six-year road plans.
    JJ Widener, Director of IT, Seward County Community College:
    eduKan now manages the online courses for the six colleges in Kansas (Barton Community College, Colby Community College, Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, Pratt Community College and Seward County Community College & Area Technical School).
    The board was warned by its own superintendent that a student-led prayer policy probably would not pass constitutional muster, reported the Seward County Leader & Times.
    Former University of Oregon softball player Andrea Gustafson earned coach of the year honors for the third time in seven seasons for leading Seward County Community College of Liberal, Kan.
    Highway 34 to the Seward County border and east to U.
    In 1992, the Navarros acquired a forty-acre tract of land located in Seward County, Kansas (County).
    The second plant, scheduled to begin construction in the spring of 2007, will be built near Utica in Seward County and is expected to be operational by the summer of 2008.
    I'll be returning to my school with a new sense of enthusiasm for changes that I can make," noted Ed Hall, a PC support technician from Seward County Community College (Kan.
    The Southwest Daily Times reported earlier this month that ethanol consulting firm BBI International has recommended building a new ethanol production plant in the town of Hayne in Seward County, KS, following the completion of a feasibility study which deemed two sites well-suited for the project.
    April 27-29, NACE International Gas Capitol Rectifier School, Spring Session, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS.