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MI   Miami County, Kansas, was established in 1855.  It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties, formerly named Lykins County.  Miami County was named for the Miami Indians who lived in this area.  The county seat of Miami County is Paola, Kansas.

Other County Genealogical Resources

  • County GenWeb
  • County American Local History Network (ALHN)
  • County Genealogy Trails
  • County Find-A-Grave
  • County Courthouse
  • County Resources
  • County Genealogy – FamilySearch

Old, Newspaper

Miami County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Mr. Beckerly Murdered

Another of those startling and fearful crimes that periodically horrify almost every law abiding community, took place in the township of Osawatomie, three or four miles from the village, just after dark on Tuesday night last. While walking around his out buildings,...

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That’s Us!

WHITE CLOUD. That’s Us! – We received a letter the other day from a young man in Lykins County, whose acquaintance we formed on our way out here. He says:-- “I have started a store in Miami Village. The country around is filling up very fast, and we have no papers...

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