Welcome to Doniphan County

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This County is Available for Adoption

Doniphan County is located in the northeastern corner of Kansas, right on the border with Missouri. The county seat is Troy, and largest city is Wathena. An original county, Doniphan was established as a county in the Kansas Territory in 1855. Named for Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan, a veteran of the Mexican-American war and supporter of pro-slavery for Kansas. Donipah county is bordered on the north by Holt County, Missouri; the northeast and southeast by Andrew and Buchanan counties, Missouri; Atchison County (Kansas) to the south; Brown County to the west; and Richardson County, Nebraska to the northwest.

This county is available for adoption. If you have basic HTML skills and an interest in Doniphan County, please consider adopting it and providing genealogical materials for other researchers. Contact me at allen.alice@gmail.com for more information. Copy this address into your email template, and be sure to put "Doniphan County" in the subject line so I'll be sure to notice it. While we wait for someone to take on this web site, we will be building this web site to include information and records to assist you as you research your Doniphan County families. Below, you will note a table which includes the types of documents and information we hope to have available for you as quickly as we can. Should you have any information that you wish to include here, please contact me at allen.alice@gmail.com and let me know. Copy and paste my email address into your email template.

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14 November, 2010