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(Note: most of the information on this page was taken from The Fillmore Story published in 1968 by Geneva Community Grange No. 403, Geneva, NE.)

Arrangement of the 16 townships making up Fillmore County

Grafton West Blue Fairmont Exeter
Bennett Geneva Madison Liberty
Momence Stanton Chelsea Glengary
Bryant Hamilton Belle Prairie Franklin

Belle Prairie Township(The Fillmore Story, page 20)

District No. 36 - Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 18, part of 17 and  4

District No. 37 (Prairie Grove) - Sections 19, 20, part of 21, part of 28, 19, 30, 31, 32 and 33

District No. 38 ((Harmony) - Sections part of 22, 23, 24, part of 25, 26, 27, 34 and 35

District No. 42 (Goldenrod) - organized 14 September 1872; Sections 1, 2, part of 3, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 parts

District 83 - Sections 24  part, 35 part and 36.

District No. 84 - organized 07 September 1886; Sections 3 and 4 parts, 9 and 10 parts, 15, 16, and parts of 21 and 22.

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Bennett Township(The Fillmore Story, page 31)

In 1872 Bennett township was organized into 4 school districts:  

District No. 61 - Southeast - Sections 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, and 36

District No. 62 - Northeast - Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 

District No. 63 - Southwest - Sections 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33 

District No. 64 - Northwest -  Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 18

In 1877, Districts 61 and 62 voted to form another district.  District No. 74 was formed.

District 74 - Sections 13, 14, 15, 22, 23 and 24

District 89 (Willow Dale) - Sections 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21

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Bryant Township:  (The Fillmore Story, page 59)

District No. 51 -- Southeast  section of township - organized 13 September 1872

District No. 52 -- Northwest section of township - organized 13 September 1872

District No. 53 -- Southwest  section of township - organized 21 September 1872 

District No. 54 -- Northwest -  Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15 - organized 28 September 1875.  By 1968 District 54 encompassed the following districts:  49, 50, 51, 52, 55, 58, 59, 69, 77, 79, 86, 87, 92, & 93.

District 86 - Sections 3, 4, 9, 10, 15 and 16

District 87 - Sections 21, 22, 28, 28, 33 and 34

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Chelsea Township:  (The Fillmore Story, page 79)

District No. 30 (Dudley) -  Sections 25, 26, 35 and 36; organized 16 December 1880.

District No. 32 (Chelsea) - Sections 13, 14, 15, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 35 & 36; organized in 1872

District No. 35 (Prairie Flower) - Sections 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 & 33; organized in 1872

District No. 45 (Blain) - Sections 4, 5, 7, 9, 16, 17, & 18; organized in 1872

District No. 65 (Alpine) - Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, & 12; organized 1873

District No. 76 (Centennial) - Sections 27, 28, 33, & 34; organized in 1876

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Exeter Township:  (The Fillmore Story, page 94)

District No. 20 - Sections 16 part, 17, 18 part, 19, 20, 2128, 29, 30, 31 part, 32 and 33

District No. 22 - Sections  13, 14 part, 22, 23, 22, 24, 25, 26 and 27

District No. 23 - Sections 1, 2, 3,  10, 11, 12, part of 14 and part of 15

District No. 24 - Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, parts of 7 and 18 

District No. 94 (part) - Sections 31 in Exeter Twp, 35 and 36 in Fairmont Twp, 1 in Madison Twp and 6 in Liberty Twp

District No. 95 (part) - Sections 34, 35, 36 in Exeter and 1, 2, and 3 in Liberty

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Fairmont Township:  

District No. 19 - Sections 19, 20, 21, 22, parts of 23 and 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 in Fairmont Twp and 25, 25 and 36 in West Blue

District No. 26 - Sections parts of 5 and 6, 7, 8, 9 and parts of 16, 17 and 18

District No. 27 - Sections parts of 10, 11 and 12, 13, 14 and 15

District No. 28 - Sections parts of  22, 23, 26, 27, 34 and 35

District No.  78 - Sections 1, 2, 3 and parts of 10, 11 and 12

District No. 90 - Sections 4 and parts of 5 and 6

District No. 91 - Sections parts of 23 and 24, 25 and part of 26, 35 and 36

District No.  94 - Sections 31 in Exeter Twp, 35 and 36 in Fairmont Twp, 1 in Madison Twp and 6 in Liberty Twp

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Franklin Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 141-144)

District No. 9 - organized  27 September 1871; Sections 22, 24, 24, 25, 26 and part of 27

District No. 10 - organized 20 September 1871; Sections parts of 21, 27, 28, 29, 30  and all of 33 and 34

District No. 34 - organized 12 August 1872; Sections 19, 20, 30, 31, part of 29, part of 21, part of 18 and part of 28, later part of 24 was added

District No. 40 - Ohiowa; Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,  part of 10, all of 16, 17 and part of 18

District No. 41 - organized 29 March 1872; Sections 1, part of 2 and 11, all of 12, 13 and part of 14

District No. 73 - organized in 1874; Sections part of 2, all of 3, 10, 15 and part of 14

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Geneva Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 159-162)

District No. 7 - organized 07 January 1872

District No. 12 - organized 29 January 1872

District No. 14 - organized 23 January 1872

District No. 18 - organized 10 February 1872

District No. 75 

District No. 81 - 17 December 1883

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Glengary Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 245-247)

District No. 39 - organized 12 March 1872 - Sections 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and Leod.

District No. 43 - organized 14 March 1872 - Sections 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 35 and 36

District No. 44 - organized 14 March 1872 - Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, and 12

District No. 67- organized 09 June 1873 - Sections 7, 8, 16, 17, 18, N 1/2 of Sections 19, 20, and 21

District No. 71 - organized 18 May 1874 - Sections 1, 2, 11 and 12

District No. 80 - organized 18 May 1880 - Sections 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, and 24

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Grafton Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 280-281)

District No. 8 - organized 15 January 1872; Sections 4, 5, 7, 9, 16, 17, & 18;

District No. 16 - organized 20 January 1872; Sections 19, 20, 29, 30, 31 and  32

District No. 29 - organized April 1872; Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15

District No. 31 - organized 24 March 1872; Sections 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33

District No. 66 - organized 18 March 1873; Sections 21, 22, 27, 28, 33 and 34

District No. 70 - organized in 1880

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Hamilton Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 296, 302-304)

There were 8 school districts in Hamilton Township.

District No. 56 (Bluff) 

District No. 57 (Eich or White Temple) - organized in 1872

District No. 58 (Summit) - organized in 1872

District No. 59 (Schelp or Arganbright)  - organized in 1873

District No. 69 (Union) - organized in 1873

District No. 77 (Medlar)

District No. 82 (Monroe or Albrecht) - organized in 1885

District No. 93 (Schelkopf or Hedden) - organized in 1891

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Liberty Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 309-312)

District No. 2 - organized 04 December 1871; Sections 29, 30, 31 and 32

District No. 5 - organized 06 January 1872; Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15

District No. 6 - organized 13 January 1872; Sections 23, 24, 25, 26, 35 and 36- merged with Milligan in 1962.

District No. 25 - organized 03 March 1872; Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

District No. 33 (Elm) - organized in March 1872; Sections 21, 22, 27, 28, 33 and 34

District No. 72 - organized 16 March 1875; Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

District No. 95 - organized 18 November 1893; Sections 1, 2 and 3 of Liberty and 34, 35 and 36

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Madison Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 325-326)

District No. 3 (The Brick Schoolhouse)- organized 08 December 1871

District No. 17 - organized 03 January 1872

District No. 21(Burress) - organized 07 January 1872

District No. 68 (Domling) - organized 09 June 1873

District No. 85 (Sawyer) - organized 28 September 1886

District No. 94 - organized in 1884

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Momence Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 340)

District No. 48 - organized 13 September 1872; Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, & 15

District No. 49 - organized 13 September 1872; Sections 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35 and 36

District No. 50 (Sodtown)  - Sections 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33

District No. 60 - organized 18 February 1873;  Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 18

District No. 79 (Fairview or Combs)- organized 15 January 1880; Sections 3, 10, 15, 4, 9 and 16

District No. 92 (Sandburg or Turkey Creek) - organized 12 March 1889; formed from parts of Districs 50 & 60

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Stanton Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 352-356)

District No. 13 - organized 22 January 1872; Sections 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, & 15

District No. 46 - organized 20 May 1872; Sections 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35 and 36

District No. 47  - organized 15 May 1872; Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 18

District No. 55 (Martland or Merryman) 

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West Blue Township:  (The Fillmore Story, pages 352-356)

District No. 1 - organized 04 December 1871; Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 18

District No. 4

District No. 11

District No. 15 - organized in 1872;

District No. 70  - organized in 1873;

  

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