Kingman County, Kansas U.S. Census TIGER/Line map
Kingman County, Kansas
, is known for its fertile red soil and rolling hills. Its principal crop in the 1950s was wheat and there was also a considerable amount of grazing land. The total population of the county in 1957 was over 12,000. There were two General Conference Mennonite
churches in Kingman County—Bethany Mennonite Church
, southeast of Kingman, organized in 1907, and the Zion Mennonite Church
in Kingman, which was organized in 1929. In addition, the camp of the Western District
young people, Camp Mennoscah
, was located there, on the Ninnescah
River west of Murdock.
|| Harley J Stuckey
| Date Published
Cite This Article
Stuckey, Harley J. "Kingman County (Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kingman_County_(Kansas,_USA)&oldid=92295.
Stuckey, Harley J. (1957). Kingman County (Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kingman_County_(Kansas,_USA)&oldid=92295.
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