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{{Note|See an interactive outline map of [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Oklahoma/viewer.htm ''Oklahoma Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site<ref>[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Oklahoma/viewer.htm ''Oklahoma Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.</ref> (Free) Enter a year, '''Refresh Map''', select '''zoom in''', then click on the map to enlarge it.}}
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{{Tip|Sort the table by '''Date Formed''' or by '''Parent Counties''' and check [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Oklahoma/documents/OK_County_Index.htm Boundary Changes] for interesting insights.}}
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| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Name of County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Date Formed'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Date Formed'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Parent County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" |'''Boundary<br>Changes'''
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Progeny County'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Parent County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Counties Created by Boundary Changes'''
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Allen_County,_Kansas|Allen]]
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| [[Adair County, Oklahoma|Adair]]  
| nowrap="nowrap" | 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ADAIR Details]
 +
| Cherokee Lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Anderson_County,_Kansas|Anderson]]
+
| [[Alfalfa County, Oklahoma|Alfalfa]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ALFALFA Details]
 +
| Woods
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Arapahoe
+
| [[Atoka County, Oklahoma|Atoka]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ATOKA Details]
| absorbed into Finney 1883
+
| Choctaw Lands
|-
+
| [[Atchison_County,_Kansas|Atchison]]  
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Barber_County,_Kansas|Barber]]
+
| [[Beaver County, Oklahoma|Beaver]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1890  0  18
| Harper
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BEAVER Details]
| Kansas 1873
+
| Oklahoma Territory
 +
| Cimarron 1907, Texas 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Barton_County,_Kansas|Barton]]  
+
| [[Beckham County, Oklahoma|Beckham]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Ellsworth
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BECKHAM Details]
 +
| Roger Mills
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Billings
+
| [[Blaine County, Oklahoma|Blaine]]
| 03 Mar 1873
+
| 1892  Apr 19
| renamed from Norton
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BLAINE Details]
 +
| Cheyenne, Arapaho land
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Bourbon_County,_Kansas|Bourbon]]
+
| [[Bryan County, Oklahoma|Bryan]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BRYAN Details]
| Crawford 1867
+
| Choctaw Lands
|-
+
| Breckenridge
+
| 1857
+
| Madison
+
| renamed Lyon 1862
+
|-
+
| Broderick
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| dissolved
+
|-
+
| [[Brown_County,_Kansas|Brown]]
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Buffalo
+
| [[Caddo County, Oklahoma|Caddo]]
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1901  Aug 05
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CADDO Details]
| absorbed into Lane 1881
+
| Kowa, Comanche,Apache, Wichita, Caddo lands
 +
| Grady 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Butler_County,_Kansas|Butler]]
+
| [[Canadian County, Oklahoma|Canadian]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1890  18 Ma
| nowrap="nowrap" | Kansas Territory, Irving (1864), Otoe (1864)
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CANADIAN Details]
| Chase 1859, Sedgwick 1867
+
| Oklahoma Territory
|-
+
| Calhoun
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| Pottawatomie 1857, renamed Jackson 1859
+
|-
+
| [[Chase_County,_Kansas|Chase]]
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| Butler
+
| Marion 1855
+
|-
+
| [[Chautauqua_County,_Kansas|Chautauqua]]
+
| 03 Mar 1875
+
| Howard
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Cherokee_County,_Kansas|Cherokee]]
+
| [[Carter County, Oklahoma|Carter]]  
| 18 Feb 1860
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| renamed from McGee
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CARTER Details]
 +
| Chickasaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Cheyenne_County,_Kansas|Cheyenne]]
+
| [[Cherokee County, Oklahoma|Cherokee]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kirwin Land District  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CHEROKEE Details]
| none
+
| Tahlequah District  
 +
| Delaware 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Clark_County,_Kansas|Clark]]
+
| [[Choctaw County, Oklahoma|Choctaw]]  
| 07 Mar 1885
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Ford
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CHOCTAW Details]
 +
| Choctaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Clay_County,_Kansas|Clay]]
+
| [[Cimarron County, Oklahoma|Cimarron]]  
| 20 Feb 1857
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CIMARRON Details]
 +
| Beaver
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Cloud_County,_Kansas|Cloud]]
+
| [[Cleveland County, Oklahoma|Cleveland]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1890  18 Ma
| renamed from Shirley
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CLEVELAND Details]
| Republic 1860
+
| Oklahoma Territory  
|-
+
| [[Coffey_County,_Kansas|Coffey]]
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory  
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Comanche_County,_Kansas|Comanche]]
+
| [[Coal County, Oklahoma|Coal]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kiowa
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#COAL Details]
| Kiowa 1886
+
| Choctaw lands
|-
+
| [[Cowley_County,_Kansas|Cowley]]
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| renamed from Hunter
+
| Sumner 1867
+
|-
+
| [[Crawford_County,_Kansas|Crawford]]
+
| 13 Feb 1867
+
| Bourbon
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Davis
+
| [[Comanche County, Oklahoma|Comanche]]
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1901  Aug 05
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#COMANCHE Details]
| renamed Geary 1889
+
| Kiowa, Comanche lands
 +
| Cotton 1912, Grady 1907, Jefferson 1907, Kiowa 1907, Stephens 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Decatur_County,_Kansas|Decatur]]  
+
| [[Cotton County, Oklahoma|Cotton]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1912  Aug 27
| Norton
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#COTTON Details]
 +
| Comanche
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Dickinson_County,_Kansas|Dickinson]]
+
| [[Craig County, Oklahoma|Craig]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CRAIG Details]
 +
| Cherokee lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Doniphan_County,_Kansas|Doniphan]]  
+
| [[Creek County, Oklahoma|Creek]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CREEK Details]
| none
+
| Creek lands
 +
| Muskogee 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| Dorn
+
| [[Custer County, Oklahoma|Custer]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1892  Aug 19
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CUSTER Details]
| renamed Neosho 1861
+
| Cheyenne &amp; Arapaho land opening
|-
+
| [[Douglas_County,_Kansas|Douglas]]  
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Edwards_County,_Kansas|Edwards]]
+
| Day
| 07 Mar 1874
+
| 1892  Apr 19
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
| Kiowa 1886
+
| Cheyenne &amp; Arapaho land opening
|-
+
| absorbed by Ellis 1907
| El Paso
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| dissolved
+
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Elk_County,_Kansas|Elk]]
+
| [[Delaware County, Oklahoma|Delaware]]  
| 03 Mar 1875
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Howard
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#DELAWARE Details]
 +
| Cherokee
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Ellis_County,_Kansas|Ellis]]
+
| [[Dewey County, Oklahoma|Dewey]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1892  Apr 19
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#DEWEY Details]
 +
| Cheyenne &amp; Arapaho land opening
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Ellsworth_County,_Kansas|Ellsworth]]
+
| [[Ellis County, Oklahoma|Ellis]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Saline
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ELLIS Details]
| Barton 1867, Lincoln 1867, Russell 1867
+
| Day, Woodward
|-
+
| [[Finney_County,_Kansas|Finney]]
+
| 21 Feb 1883
+
| Arapahoe, Foote, Sequoyah
+
| Foote 1887, Grant 1873, Gray 1887, haskell 1887, Kearny 1873, Lane 1873, Scott 1873
+
|-
+
| Foote
+
| 21 Feb 1883
+
| Finney, Ford
+
| renamed Gray 1887
+
|-
+
| [[Ford_County,_Kansas|Ford]]
+
| 06 Mar 1863
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| Clark 1885, Foote 1887, Gray 1887
+
|-
+
| [[Franklin_County,_Kansas|Franklin]]
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Fremont
+
| [[Garfield County, Oklahoma|Garfield]]
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| 1893  sep 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GARFIELD Details]
| dissolved
+
| Cherokee Outlet land
|-
+
| Garfield  
+
| 05 Mar 1887
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| dissolved
+
|-
+
| [[Geary_County,_Kansas|Geary]]
+
| 28 Feb 1889
+
| renamed from Davis
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Godfrey
+
| [[Garvin County, Oklahoma|Garvin]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GARVIN Details]
| renamed Seward 1861
+
| Chickasaw lands
|-
+
| [[Gove_County,_Kansas|Gove]]
+
| 02 Mar 1868
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Graham_County,_Kansas|Graham]]
+
| [[Grady County, Oklahoma|Grady]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Rooks
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GRADY Details]
 +
| Caddo, Comanche lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Grant_County,_Kansas|Grant]]
+
| [[Grant County, Oklahoma|Grant]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1893  Sep 16
| Finney, Kearny
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GRANT Details]
 +
| Cherokee Outletland
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Gray_County,_Kansas|Gray]]
+
| [[Greer County, Oklahoma|Greer]]  
| 05 Mar 1887
+
| 1886  6  18
| renamed from Foote
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GREER Details]
| none
+
| Cherokee lands
 +
| Harmon 1909, Jackson 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Greeley_County,_Kansas|Greeley]]
+
| [[Harmon County, Oklahoma|Harmon]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1909  Jun 02
| Hamilton
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HARMON Details]
 +
| Greer, Jackson
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Greenwood_County,_Kansas|Greenwood]]
+
| [[Harper County, Oklahoma|Harper]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HARPER Details]
 +
| Indian lands, Woods, Woodward
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Hageman
+
| [[Haskell County, Oklahoma|Haskell]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HASKELL Details]
| dissolved
+
| Choctaw lands
|-
+
| [[Hamilton_County,_Kansas|Hamilton]]
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| Greeley 1873
+
|-
+
| [[Harper_County,_Kansas|Harper]]
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Kingman
+
| Barber 1867
+
|-
+
| [[Harvey_County,_Kansas|Harvey]]
+
| 29 Feb 1872
+
| McPherson, Sedgwick, Marion
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Haskell_County,_Kansas|Haskell]]
+
| [[Hughes County, Oklahoma|Hughes]]  
| 05 Mar 1887
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Finney
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HUGHES Details]
 +
| Creek lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Hodgeman_County,_Kansas|Hodgeman]]
+
| [[Jackson County, Oklahoma|Jackson]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Indian lands
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#JACKSON Details]
| Ness 1867
+
| Greer
 +
| Harmon 1909
 
|-
 
|-
| Howard
+
| [[Jefferson County, Oklahoma|Jefferson]]
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#JEFFERSON Details]
| divided to Chautauqua 1875, Elk 1875
+
| Comanche, Chickasaw lands
|-
+
| Hunter
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| renamed 1867
+
|-
+
| Irving
+
| 27 Feb 1860
+
| Hunter
+
| annexed to Butler 1864
+
|-
+
| [[Jackson_County,_Kansas|Jackson]]
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| renamed from Calhoun
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Jefferson_County,_Kansas|Jefferson]]
+
| [[Johnston County, Oklahoma|Johnston]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#JOHNSTON Details]
 +
| Chickasaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Jewell_County,_Kansas|Jewell]]  
+
| [[Kay County, Oklahoma|Kay]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1893  Sep 16
| Mitchell
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KAY Details]
| none
+
| Cherokee Outlet land
|-
+
| Kansas
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Barber
+
| annexed to Seward 1883
+
|-
+
| [[Kearny_County,_Kansas|Kearny]]
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Finney
+
| Grant 1873
+
|-
+
| [[Kingman_County,_Kansas|Kingman]]
+
| 10 Feb 1872
+
| Reno
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Kiowa_County,_Kansas|Kiowa]]
+
| [[Kingfisher County, Oklahoma|Kingfisher]]  
| 10 Feb 1886
+
| 1890  18 Ma
| Comanche, Edwards
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KINGFISHER Details]
 +
| Oklahoma Territory
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Labette_County,_Kansas|Labette]]  
+
| [[Kiowa County, Oklahoma|Kiowa]]  
| 07 Feb 1867
+
| 1901  Aug 05
| Neosho
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KIOWA Details]
| Montgomery 1867
+
| Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Wichita, Caddo lands
 +
| Comanche 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Lane_County,_Kansas|Lane]]
+
| [[Latimer County, Oklahoma|Latimer]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Finney, Buffalo (1881)
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LATIMER Details]
 +
| Choctaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Leavenworth_County,_Kansas|Leavenworth]]
+
| [[LeFlore County, Oklahoma|LeFlore]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LEFLORE Details]
 +
| Choctaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Lincoln_County,_Kansas|Lincoln]]
+
| [[Lincoln County, Oklahoma|Lincoln]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1893  Sep 22
| Ellsworth
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LINCOLN Details]
 +
| Oklahoma Territory
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Linn_County,_Kansas|Linn]]
+
| [[Logan County, Oklahoma|Logan]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1890  18 Ma
| Kansas Territory  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LOGAN Details]
 +
| Oklahoma Territory  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Logan_County,_Kansas|Logan]]
+
| [[Love County, Oklahoma|Love]]  
| 24 Feb 1887
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| reamed from St. John
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LOVE Details]
 +
| Chickasaw Territory
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Lykins
+
| [[Major County, Oklahoma|Major]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MAJOR Details]
| renamed Miami 1861
+
| Woods
|-
+
| [[Lyon_County,_Kansas|Lyon]]
+
| 05 Feb 1862
+
| renamed from Breckenridge
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Madison
+
| [[Marshall County, Oklahoma|Marshall]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MARSHALL Details]
| Breckenridge 1857, Morris 1855
+
| Chickasaw lands
|-
+
| [[Marion_County,_Kansas|Marion]]
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Chase
+
| Harvey 1872, Otoe 1860
+
|-
+
| [[Marshall_County,_Kansas|Marshall]]
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Mc Gee
+
| [[Mayes County, Oklahoma|Mayes]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MAYES Details]
| renamed Cherokee 1860
+
| Cherokee lands
|-
+
| [[McPherson_County,_Kansas|McPherson]]  
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| Harvey 1872, Reno 1867
+
|-
+
| [[Meade_County,_Kansas|Meade]]
+
| 07 mar 1885
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Miami_County,_Kansas|Miami]]
+
| [[McClain County, Oklahoma|McClain]]  
| 03 Jun 1861
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| renamed from Lykins
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MCCLAIN Details]
 +
| Chickasaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Mitchell_County,_Kansas|Mitchell]]
+
| [[McCurtain County, Oklahoma|McCurtain]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kirwin Land District
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MCCURTAIN Details]
| Jewell 1867, Osborne 1867
+
| Choctaw lands
|-
+
| Montana
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| dissolved
+
|-
+
| [[Montgomery_County,_Kansas|Montgomery]]
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Labette
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Morris_County,_Kansas|Morris]]
+
| [[McIntosh County, Oklahoma|McIntosh]]  
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| renamed from Wise
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MCINTOSH Details]
 +
| Creek lans
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Morton_County,_Kansas|Morton]]
+
| [[Murray County, Oklahoma|Murray]]  
| 17 Nov 1886
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MURRAY Details]
 +
| Chickasaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Nemaha_County,_Kansas|Nemaha]]
+
| [[Muskogee County, Oklahoma|Muskogee]]  
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MUSKOGEE Details]
 +
| Creek lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Neosho_County,_Kansas|Neosho]]  
+
| [[Noble County, Oklahoma|Noble]]  
| 03 Jun 1861
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| renamed from Dorn
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NOBLE Details]
 +
| Cherokee Outlet land
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Ness_County,_Kansas|Ness]]
+
| [[Nowata County, Oklahoma|Nowata]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Hodgeman
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NOWATA Details]
 +
| Cherokee lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Norton_County,_Kansas|Norton]]
+
| [[Okfuskee County, Oklahoma|Okfuskee]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OKFUSKEE Details]
| renamed Billings 1873, renamed 1874
+
| Creek lands
|-
+
| Oro
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| dissolved
+
|-
+
| [[Osage_County,_Oklahoma|Osage]]
+
| 11 feb 1859
+
| renamed from Weller
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Osborne_County,_Kansas|Osborne]]
+
| [[Oklahoma County, Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Mitchell
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OKLAHOMA Details]
 +
| Oklahoma Territory
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Otoe
+
| [[Okmulgee County, Oklahoma|Okmulgee]]  
| 27 Feb 1860
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OKMULGEE Details]
| annexed to Butler 1864
+
| Creek lands
|-
+
| [[Ottawa_County,_Kansas|Ottawa]]
+
| 27 Feb 1860
+
| Saline
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Pawnee_County,_Kansas|Pawnee]]
+
| [[Osage County, Oklahoma|Osage]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Rush, Stafford
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OSAGE Details]
 +
| Osage lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Peketon
+
| [[Ottawa County, Oklahoma|Ottawa]]  
| 27 Feb 1860
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OTTAWA Details]
| dissolved
+
| Cherokee Nation
|-
+
| [[Phillips_County,_Kansas|Phillips]]
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Kirwin Land District
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Pottawatomie_County,_Kansas|Pottawatomie]]
+
| [[Pawnee County, Oklahoma|Pawnee]]  
| 20 Feb 1857
+
| 1893  Sep 16
| Riley, Calhoun
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PAWNEE Details]
 +
| Cherokee Outlet land
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Pratt_County,_Kansas|Pratt]]
+
| [[Pittsburg County, Oklahoma|Pittsburg]]  
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Stafford
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PITTSBURG Details]
 +
| Choctaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Rawlins_County,_Kansas|Rawlins]]
+
| [[Pontotoc County, Oklahoma|Pontotoc]]  
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kirwin Land District
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PONTOTOC Details]
 +
| Chickasaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Reno
+
| [[Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma|Pottawatomie]]
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1891  Sep 22
| sedwick, McPherson
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#POTTAWATOMIE Details]
| Rice 1867
+
| Oklahoma Territory
|-
+
| Republic
+
| 27 feb 1860
+
| Washington, Cloud
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Rice
+
| [[Pushmataha County, Oklahoma|Pushmataha]]
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Reno
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PUSHMATAHA Details]
 +
| Choctaw lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Richardson
+
| [[Roger Mills County, Oklahoma|Roger Mills]]
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1892  Apr 19
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ROGER%20MILLS Details]
| renamed Wabaunsee 1859
+
| Cheyene, Araphoe land
 +
| Beckham 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| Riley
+
| [[Rogers County, Oklahoma|Rogers]]
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ROGERS Details]
| Davis 1871, Pottawatomie 1857, Richardson 1855
+
| Cherokee Nation
|-
+
| Rooks
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Kirwin Land District
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Rush
+
| [[Seminole County, Oklahoma|Seminole]]
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SEMINOLE Details]
| dissolved 1883
+
| Seminole lands
|-
+
| Russell
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Ellsworth
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| St. John
+
| [[Sequoyah County, Oklahoma|Sequoyah]]
| 04 Mar 1881
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Wallace
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SEQUOYAH Details]
| renamed 1887
+
| Cherokee lands
|-
+
| Saline
+
| 15 Feb 1860
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| Ellsworth 1867, Ottawa 1860
+
|-
+
| Scott
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Finney
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Sedgwick
+
| [[Stephens County, Oklahoma|Stephens]]
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Butler
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#STEPHENS Details]
| Harvey 1872, Reno 1867
+
| Comanche
|-
+
| Sequoyah
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| renamed Finney 1883
+
|-
+
| Seward
+
| 03 Jun 1861
+
| renamed from Godfrey, Kansas (1883)
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Shawnee
+
| [[Texas County, Oklahoma|Texas]]
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TEXAS Details]
 +
| Beaver
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Shelby
+
| [[Tillman County, Oklahoma|Tillman]]
| 1865
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TILLMAN Details]
| absorbed by Washington
+
| Comanche
|-
+
| Sheridan
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Sherman
+
| [[Tulsa County, Oklahoma|Tulsa]]
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kirwin Land District
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TULSA Details]
 +
| Creek lands
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Shirley
+
| [[Wagoner County, Oklahoma|Wagoner]]
| 27 Feb 1860
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas Territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WAGONER Details]
| renamed Cloud 1867
+
| Creek lands
|-
+
| Smith
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Kansas Territory
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Stafford
+
| [[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington]]
| 26 feb 1867
+
| 1907  Jul 16
| Kansas territory
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WASHINGTON Details]
| Pawnee 1867, Pratt 1867
+
| Cherokee lands  
|-
+
| Stanton
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Indian lands  
+
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Stevens
+
| [[Washita County, Oklahoma|Washita]]
| 06 mar 1873
+
| 1892  Apr 19
| Indian lands
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WASHITA Details]
 +
| Cheyenne, Arapaho
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Sumner
+
| [[Woods County, Oklahoma|Woods]]
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| 1893  Sep 16
| Cowley
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WOODS Details]
| none
+
| Cherokee Outlet land
 +
| Alfalfa 1907, Harper 1907, Major 1907
 
|-
 
|-
| Thomas
+
| [[Woodward County, Oklahoma|Woodward]]
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| 1893  Sep 16
| Kirwin Land District
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WOODWARD Details]
| none
+
| Cherokee Outlet land
|-
+
| Ellis 1907, Harper 1907
| Trego
+
| 26 Feb 1867
+
| Ellis  
+
| none
+
|-
+
| Wabaunsee
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| renamed from Richardson
+
| none
+
|-
+
| Wallace
+
| 02 Mar 1868
+
| Indian lands
+
| St. John 1881
+
|-
+
| Washington
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory, Shelby
+
| Republic 1860
+
|-
+
| Weller
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| renamed Osage 1859
+
|-
+
| Wichita
+
| 06 Mar 1873
+
| Indian lands
+
| none
+
|-
+
| Wilson
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| none
+
|-
+
| Wise
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| renamed Morris 1859
+
|-
+
| Woodson
+
| 30 Aug 1855
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| major boundary changes 1868
+
|-
+
| Wyandotte
+
| 11 Feb 1859
+
| Kansas Territory
+
| none
+
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 +
[[Category: United States County Creations]]

Revision as of 18:10, 26 June 2014


Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Adair 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee Lands none
Alfalfa 1907 Jul 16 Details Woods none
Atoka 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw Lands none
Beaver 1890 0 18 Details Oklahoma Territory Cimarron 1907, Texas 1907
Beckham 1907 Jul 16 Details Roger Mills none
Blaine 1892 Apr 19 Details Cheyenne, Arapaho land none
Bryan 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw Lands none
Caddo 1901 Aug 05 Details Kowa, Comanche,Apache, Wichita, Caddo lands Grady 1907
Canadian 1890 18 Ma Details Oklahoma Territory none
Carter 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
Cherokee 1907 Jul 16 Details Tahlequah District Delaware 1907
Choctaw 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
Cimarron 1907 Jul 16 Details Beaver none
Cleveland 1890 18 Ma Details Oklahoma Territory none
Coal 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
Comanche 1901 Aug 05 Details Kiowa, Comanche lands Cotton 1912, Grady 1907, Jefferson 1907, Kiowa 1907, Stephens 1907
Cotton 1912 Aug 27 Details Comanche none
Craig 907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee lands none
Creek 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands Muskogee 1907
Custer 1892 Aug 19 Details Cheyenne & Arapaho land opening none
Day 1892 Apr 19 Details Cheyenne & Arapaho land opening absorbed by Ellis 1907
Delaware 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee none
Dewey 1892 Apr 19 Details Cheyenne & Arapaho land opening none
Ellis 1907 Jul 16 Details Day, Woodward none
Garfield 1893 sep 16 Details Cherokee Outlet land none
Garvin 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
Grady 1907 Jul 16 Details Caddo, Comanche lands none
Grant 1893 Sep 16 Details Cherokee Outletland none
Greer 1886 6 18 Details Cherokee lands Harmon 1909, Jackson 1907
Harmon 1909 Jun 02 Details Greer, Jackson none
Harper 1907 Jul 16 Details Indian lands, Woods, Woodward none
Haskell 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
Hughes 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands none
Jackson 1907 Jul 16 Details Greer Harmon 1909
Jefferson 1907 Jul 16 Details Comanche, Chickasaw lands none
Johnston 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
Kay 1893 Sep 16 Details Cherokee Outlet land none
Kingfisher 1890 18 Ma Details Oklahoma Territory none
Kiowa 1901 Aug 05 Details Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Wichita, Caddo lands Comanche 1907
Latimer 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
LeFlore 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
Lincoln 1893 Sep 22 Details Oklahoma Territory none
Logan 1890 18 Ma Details Oklahoma Territory none
Love 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw Territory none
Major 1907 Jul 16 Details Woods none
Marshall 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
Mayes 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee lands none
McClain 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
McCurtain 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
McIntosh 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lans none
Murray 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
Muskogee 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands none
Noble 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee Outlet land none
Nowata 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee lands none
Okfuskee 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands none
Oklahoma 1907 Jul 16 Details Oklahoma Territory none
Okmulgee 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands none
Osage 1907 Jul 16 Details Osage lands none
Ottawa 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee Nation none
Pawnee 1893 Sep 16 Details Cherokee Outlet land none
Pittsburg 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
Pontotoc 1907 Jul 16 Details Chickasaw lands none
Pottawatomie 1891 Sep 22 Details Oklahoma Territory none
Pushmataha 1907 Jul 16 Details Choctaw lands none
Roger Mills 1892 Apr 19 Details Cheyene, Araphoe land Beckham 1907
Rogers 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee Nation none
Seminole 1907 Jul 16 Details Seminole lands none
Sequoyah 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee lands none
Stephens 1907 Jul 16 Details Comanche none
Texas 1907 Jul 16 Details Beaver none
Tillman 1907 Jul 16 Details Comanche none
Tulsa 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands none
Wagoner 1907 Jul 16 Details Creek lands none
Washington 1907 Jul 16 Details Cherokee lands none
Washita 1892 Apr 19 Details Cheyenne, Arapaho none
Woods 1893 Sep 16 Details Cherokee Outlet land Alfalfa 1907, Harper 1907, Major 1907
Woodward 1893 Sep 16 Details Cherokee Outlet land Ellis 1907, Harper 1907

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